גיל שפרלינג

Gil Sperling studied at the school of visual theater in Jerusalem, where he received multidisciplinary artistic training with a focus on video and music theater direction.

He has written and directed short films, created multimedia performances for the stage, designed video projections for opera and theater productions, created video installations, and worked as video editor and as assistant director in the theater and in the opera.

Gil’s works have been presented in Germany, Israel and Japan. in 2009 he received a fellowship from the Academy of Media Arts in Cologne (KHM). In 2011, together with his team, he received the Operare 11 prize for new music theater productions. In 2012 Gil received the PCTF award for best use of projections for his work on Trafficked.

A main point of artistic focus is the advancement of musical theater through dialog between contemporary musical composition and digital media.