On the outskirts of Jaffa’s magical flea market, a new theatre, HABAIT Theatre, is taking its first steps, headed by artistic directors Marina Beltov and Jason Danino Holt.

The theatre operates inside the premises of the new Nissan Nativ Acting Studio, which moved into the new facility in 2016. The spacious new three-story building features first-rate theater work spaces. HABAIT Theatre was launched in conjunction with the new building’s inauguration. Both were made possible thanks to the donations of the Alexander Grass Foundation.

HABAIT Theatre is the first independent theater to open in Tel Aviv in the past 20 years. It aims to reshape perceptions of theater and contemporary live art, and to fill in the gaps in Tel Aviv’s cultural scene. We see ourselves as a hub for culture, knowledge and community. All of our projects, shows, and initiatives endeavor to employ new strategies towards curation and artistic directing – to build this community and serve as a home for a wide range of established and upcoming creative voices.