Israeli singer, actress, songwriter and teacher-mentor Naama Nachum is a true adventurer. A graduate of the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York, Naama has participated in dozens of musical theater productions at some of Israel's leading theaters; HaBima, HaCameri and Haifa Theater among others. Notable roles include Sheila in Hair, Claire in Ordinary Days and Joanna in Sweeny Todd. Naama is a key member of Quinta and a Half, an internationally acclaimed a-capella group whose video tribute to the 2019 Eurovision contest has recently gone viral. She is also a co-founder of the vocal Jazz-Cabaret ensemble "Doo-Wop Girls", Naama has shared the stage with leading artists such as Eli Louzoun, Avi Grainik, the Ra'anana Symphonette Orchestra, Nathan Datner, Sassi Keshet, just to mention a few.
Her Last original project The Night Is Yours, where she is collaborating with the Israeli pianist and composer Rami Harel was recently selected for the prestigious Piano festival in Israel, The project is a homage to the great poets Nathan Alterman and his daughter Tirza Atar. A featured guest on the project is Atar's son Nathan Slor.
After an inspiring and emotional experience with the poems of Tirza Atar,
Naama is bringing to New York her New Project "One After Midnight", a Homage to Atar, with New music as well as new arrangements for the wonderful well-known songs written by the national poet.
In addition to her performing career, Naama lends her voice as actress and singer, having recorded for various Disney films such as; Sing, the Beauty and the Beast, Coco, Trolls and others. She also coaches dozens of voice and acting students in her Tel Aviv studio.
My relationship to Ronen Foundation
I first got connected with the Ronen Foundation two years ago when I had the privilege to perform at the Foundation’s annual fundraiser at the Hamptons, New York. Yaffa Israeli’s huge spirit entered my heart immediately and I feel lucky to be part of this amazing family of truly talented and wonderful people.