AURELIE WEINSTEIN Director and Founder
Director and Founder of Atlanta Jewish Theatre Company.
Originally from France, trained at the Ecole Régionale d’Acteurs de Cannes et Marseille (ERACM), Aurélie has been acting since she was 10 years old. She has been performing leading roles in different plays such as Peer Gynt, Capitaine Fracasse, Anne Frank, the house of Bernarda Alba, the first love, and the Baker’s wife. She has been a professional storyteller for years, both in France and here in Atlanta, where she volunteers regularly telling stories for children at Atlanta Accueil, the International Charter School of Atlanta, Da Vinci International School, and Theatre du Reve. Most recently, Aurélie has performed in French language hospitality videos used as training material for hotel staff throughout the Francophone world. She holds a Ph.D. in child psychology from Georgia State University, and she is currently a full time faculty in Psychology at Georgia Gwinnett College where she teaches typical and atypical child development for undergraduate and graduate students.
MARK PAPIER Member
Mark is an On-Camera Meteorologist and Storm Specialist for The Weather Channel television network. But before jumping into the small screen, he was often found on the stage. Some of his favorite rolls from more years ago than he’d care to admit: The Pirate King (The Pirates of Penzance), Pippin (Pippin), Demetrius (A Mid Summer Nights Dream, The Dentist (Little Shop of Horrors). He also directed a production of You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown.
DANIEL WENGER Member
Daniel is a systems analyst by day and performer by night. He is the lead singer for the Tevyeh Orchestra in Atlanta, specializing in Jewish and Israeli music, and has been singing and acting on assorted school- and community-based stages since high school and college (in New Jersey, born and raised). Past Atlanta-based stage credits include Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Judah), Annie Get Your Gun (Tommy), and Fiddler on the Roof (Rabbi’s Son). Daniel has already shared the stage with his wife Rivka (he proposed to her at their semesterly a cappella concert), and looks forward to one day sharing the stage with his three daughters as they discover their talents.