Sivan Handelsman was born in the Unites States and was raised in Israel. Her background includes music, dance and theatre studies. She has been a professional singer and a voice trainer for many years, studied at the prestigious "Rimon School of Music" and has a rich experience as a performer. In the last few years she took a specific interest in the theatre field, and found her vocation as a theatre director. She has B.Ed (bachelor's degree) in theatre directing, from "Kibbutzim College of Education Technology and Arts". Sivan is a young and fresh theatre director. Several works of hers were invited to festivals abroad and won prizes. Alongside directing, she has also been leading theatre workshops guided by Anne Bogart’s viewpoints and composition technique, which she has learned directly from her over a one-month course.