Our Team

Maera Daniel Hagage

Founding Artistic Director

Maera Daniel Hagage is a NYC-based Actress, Writer, Director, Producer and Customer Success Manager. Texas-born and Israeli-raised, Maera lived in Germany and Egypt and travelled the world while running ground security for EL-AL before finding home in NYC. Her life abroad provided her with an opportunity to explore foreign views of Israel and various cultures. Realizing how one-sided these views were, led her to pursue Visual Communication studies at Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem, with a great passion to share untold stories through art. While in Israel, Maera also completed a one-year conservatory at Beit Zvi School of Performing Arts. Shortly thereafter, she became an active member of the Herzlia community theatre, home, and stage for the joint work of physically disabled and non-disabled actors. In NYC,  is currently a proud member of Mr. John Anthony’s Acting Group and the Rising Sun Performance Company. In the past decade, Maera has been working for SundaySky as a Customer Success Manager, directly working with Fortune 500 companies, and a member of the company’s diversity committee. Her passion, talent, and professional skills led her to found the Dirty Laundry Theatre in 2019 in NYC and lead wonderful team members to support this mission and spread the love. 

Mikael Deckelbaum

Director of business development

Mikael Deckelbaum was born in Israel and raised between Jerusalem and New York. After graduating from McGill University, Mikael went on to become a commodities trader and eventually founded a tech startup. In NY, Mikael was also the chapter leader of AlmaLinks, a global business community for rising stars in various industries. After realizing acting is his true passion, Mikael is now pursuing acting and theatre production life in NYC. In May 2019, Mikael graduated from The William Esper Studio two year conservatory program. Mikael has appeared in an award-winning advertisement showcased in Time Square, and various short films and plays throughout Manhattan. Leveraging his fundraising activities, and business experience from his past life Mikael has been leading business development at “Dirty Laundry Theatre” since its foundation

Ron Orlovsky

Director of outreach

Is an Israeli actor, singer, and director based in Brooklyn for the past 5 years.

Before starting his career in acting, Ron worked with underprivileged youth in Israel as a social guide and as an educational manager in the scouts for over 6 years. He has no doubt he will get back on that horse in the future, using this amazing tool called Theater.

As an actor in the city, Ron had the privilege to perform repertory theater as well as numerous original works. Favorite original works: The Nose- The Musical, Tales of an Imaginary Bird, Memory of a Smile, Eden: Part 3. Favorite Repertory Theater: Three Sisters, Ragtime, Company, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Into the Woods and more.

Ron aspires to bring light to the similarities we all have, and celebrate the differences, through looking deep into different cultures that fill this colorful city.

Avigaïl Bryger

associate Artistic Director

Avigaïl Bryger is an Israeli actress and poet. Graduate of the Atlantic Acting School Conservatory (2018)

Among her recent work: Theatre: Inheritance (Wildrence, 2019) The Visit (Atlantic Acting School, 2018), Never Sleep Alone (Joe’s Pub, 2018. Film /Video: Hello, Tomorrow! (Malky Weingarten productions, 2019), Private Eyes (SVA, 2019), A Shared Affair (NYFA 2019), Jimmy musical videos (Joe Vilardi and Brian Hose, 2017).

Avigail is a member of Rorschach Experience Lab, Floor Five Theatre Company and a proud founding member and the Associate Artistic Director of Dirty Laundry Theatre.

Lior Weiner

General manager

Lior Weiner was born and raised in Israel. She always had a passion for acting and storytelling. She graduated the two year conservatory program at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute.

In 2019 she joined  “Dirty Laundry Theatre” as a general manager. She is very excited about the work and is looking forward to the future of the theatre.

Eliya Rodeh

Company manager

Is a NYC-based actress and singer, originally from Israel. After studying Vocal Performance at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance Eliya moved to NYC, where She graduated from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Favorite credits include: Who Are You? A Musical, Kiss That Frog, Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, Two Cents Plain, Into the Woods, Seussical and The Town As If.