Yoni Prior has worked as a performer, animateur, director, dramaturg, translator and writer with theatre and dance companies in Australia, the Middle East and Europe. She served on the Australia Council Theatre Board, was Chair of the Big West Festival, and is currently on the Board of Back to Back Theatre.
She is a Senior Lecturer in Drama in the School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University. Her doctoral research focused on contemporary Australian rehearsal processes, and she has created a number of digital theatre collaborations between Deakin University, the University of Amsterdam, the British Museum and Cambridge University. Her last sustained encounter with The Dybbuk was as a member of the Gilgul Ensemble in the early 90’s.