FolksbieneRU is the Russian Division of The National Yiddish Theatre – Folksbiene.

It is a platform for events and educational programming exploring the rich heritage and multi-layered identities of the Russian-speaking Jewish community. The program’s objective is to engage the Russian speaking community of the New York Metropolitan area with a range of programs from early childhood, teens, young adults and professionals. FolksbieneRU brings teaching artists to community centers, camps, school programs as well as independent programs, teaching young people about their heritage, deepening their sense of Jewish identity and building bridges to earlier generations by using the instruments of the performing arts which enabling the audience to find their own creative expression.

The latest production - KNOCK by the Lost & Found Projectis currently in development and is set to premier on March 4th at the Players Theater.