For the love of story.

Award-winning actor Dalit Berkowitz (*dah-leet*) was born in Israel to immigrant parents from Argentina and South Africa. When she was six months old, they moved to the New York area, where she grew up on Long Island and in Manhattan.

As an actor and singer, Dalit has performed at venues across New York City, including Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall (soloist), Todo Con Nada, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The West Bank Theater, Manhattan Playhouse, MTC, Theater for a New City, Jupiter Theater, Mutt Rep, Horace Mann Theatre, WPA Theatre, and many more, not to mention the legendary CBGB’s – twice!

Now based in Los Angeles, Dalit has appeared in the inaugural Hollywood Fringe Festival, at the acclaimed Fountain Theatre and in numerous staged readings and workshops for film and theater. Television work includes Colony, Law and Order and the iconic series, China Beach, as well as a great many films which have screened at festivals including Cannes Short Corner, The Topanga Film Festival, LA Shorts, Hollyshorts, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Screamfest and others. Dalit loves the collaborative process of storytelling for the camera and creates real and memorable characters in genres ranging from fantasy to black comedy to family thriller and beyond.

Dalit holds a BFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon School of Drama and a graduate degree in TESOL from Teachers College, Columbia University. She has taught at Fordham University, Mercy College, Baruch College, USC, Art Center College of Design, SCI-Arc, and Los Angeles City College, as an Adjunct Professor. *Member of SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity.

To be an artist means never to avert one’s eyes.

Akira Kurosawa

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