"To help, to continually help and share, that is the sum of all knowledge; that is the meaning of art." -Eleonora Duse
Sharone Halevy is a director, painter, and teaching artist, as well as the founder of PROVA
Her goal as a director to be able to tell any story through a truthful and beautiful lens, helping performers and playwrights create the most specific, strong, and vulnerable work they are capable of.
She has worked with many companies including, The Atlantic Theater Company, The Public, Roundabout, The York, and Crashbox, while also developing new works with companies like The Musical theater Factory, New York Musical Theater Festival, and 5th Floor Theater.
Sharone is currently a teacher for rehearsal process at Playwrights Horizons: NYU, as well as an artistic supervisor for the third and fourth year directing students. She is also the Artistic Program Director for the Teen Theater Division of the 14th Street Y, creating and working with 12-17 year olds, developing new plays and exploring Shakespeare and musical theater in intensive summer camps. Sharone also helps run a communal art day at the Y, bringing families together to work on murals to help brighten up the walls of the Y.
Sharone is also in the process of developing a training program (PROVA) for actors 18 and older, with a focus on individualized training and how to learn through the process of working on full length plays. While also building classes on the side that could be considered a theatrical gym— allowing playwrights and actors to get together and work on passion projects, scenes, and songs while providing a guided eye.
Sharone trained at the Maggie Flannigan Studio, The Atlantic Theater Company Conservatory, as well as studied non-profit management and the anthropology of mental health at the New School. She is based out of NYC.