ZOHAR TIROSH-POLK (Dialect Coach). Zohar was the production dramaturg and dialect consultant for Higher at A.C.T. Her plays: Pieces, Land/Holy, Home/Front, The Zionists, Theo’s Dream, Waltz, and Six have been presented or produced at the The New Group, Magic Theatre, The Lincoln Center Theater’s Director’s Lab, New Repertory Theatre, The Cape Cod Theatre Project, The Jewish Plays Project, Rising Phoenix Rep, Silk Road Rising, the Lark Play Development Center, The Brick and HERE, among others. The Zionists will be published in the upcoming Semitic Commonwealth Anthology. Her English translation of Hanoch Levin’s play, Those Who Walk in the Dark is published in Wanderers and Other Israeli Plays by Seagull Books. Zohar won the Jewish Plays Project’s new play competition for Six. A 2017-2018 LABA fellow, Zohar is the recipient of the Foundation for Jewish Culture’s Theatre Grant and a commission from Highbrow Productions. She has a B.A. in Literature and Writing from Columbia University and a Playwriting MFA from Brooklyn College under Mac Wellman and Erin Courtney.