In this episode of The Notable Woman, I interview actor, writer, producer Michal Birnbaum about her new short film Division Ave.

In this episode of The Notable Woman, I interview actor, writer, producer Michal Birnbaum about her new short film Division Ave, which is running a crowdfunding campaign right now. Michal and I talk about her background as a young woman serving her country in the Israeli army, coming to the United States to study, and why the story of Division Ave needs to be told. And Brooklyn. We talk about Brooklyn.
  • Michal’s time in the Israeli military
  • Michal coming to the United States to study
  • What’s the story of Division Ave
  • Why this story needs to be told
  • And Brooklyn, of course

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Today’s Guest

Michal Birnbaum

“Doubt and do. Doubt and do.”

About Michal Birnbaum

Michal Birnbaum was born and raised in Bene Beraq, Israel, in an Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community. She spent her military service at the Israeli Army where she served as an arts & entertainment reporter at the IDF radio station. After her service she moved to NYC to study at the Yeshiva of Mechon Hadar with a full scholarship. She then enrolled in the conservatory program of The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute where she studied Method Acting and was also trained at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting.

NYC theater credits include Pet Lawyer at The Gallery Players,Tartuffe at The American Theater of Actors, Uncle Vanya and A Dybbuk for Two People at The JCC Manhattan, Cinderella and The Wizard of OZ at The AlphaNYC. Birnbaum appears in several films shot in the city; among them is Nerve, directed by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost (Catfish) and starring Emma Roberts and Juliette Lewis. Her voiceover credits include the radio dramas Macbeth, Lolita and The Time Traveler’s Wife.

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