Ayala Shaked is an experienced theater teacher, performer, and entrepreneur. Ayala’s teaching experience includes teaching theater formally at the high school level for a decade. Alongside her teaching, Ayala initiated and led a unique program within her community – a theater school consisting of classes for the elderly, the disabled, and mentally challenged individuals. Ayala instructed each group in writing and producing their own play that went on stage.

Ayala has a B.A. in theater from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, a teaching certification from the Israeli Ministry of Education, and has graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tel Aviv University, where she received her MFA in the actor-creator-researcher program.