Mira Tzur is best known for her multi-faceted talents and familiar presence. She is an Israeli, American actress, theatre and film producer, a French countess from the Theraube lineage, social philanthropist, and selectively act as the Flotus impersonator. But this is only a small segment of her rich and diversified life.
Born and raised in Herzeliya, Israel, Mira began her career as a prodigy ballet and musical theatre performer. She graduated from the prestigious Telma Yalin Arts School with a full scholarship provided by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation (AICF) and became a member of the world-renowned Bat Sheva Dance Company lead by Ohad Naharin.
Mira completed her Israeli Defense Force military service as a counter-intelligence officer. She speaks five languages: English, Hebrew, Arabic, Yiddish, and French. After relocating to NYC, Mira completed her studies at the Lee Strasberg Institute and Atlantic Theater Company. She appeared in the national Broadway touring company of Cabaret and Cleopatra. With the Royal Family summer repertoire at the Monte Carlo Sporting Theatre, she then principled in their concert season with world renowned artists like Elton John, Liza Minnelli, Harry Connick Jr, Julio Iglesias, and many others throughout Europe & the U.S. Her original choreography includes the famous Gypsy Jezabel performed for King Hussan II at his annual gala in Marrakech.
With a keen eye for great stories, talent, and the ability to raise financing, Mira founded One Circle Productions (OCP). After years of fostered relationships and her network in the entertainment industry, One Circle expanded a business consulting division. OCP’s stage productions includes: The New York premiere of Women’s Minyan, Naomi Ragen’s critically acclaimed play directed by Tovah Feldshuh; Love Lies, Hinton Battle’s urban musical starring Brian Mcknight and Angie Stone; Standard Time, the Off Broadway musical theater by Mark Stuart Dance Company, nominated twice for the Fred Astaire Award by the Off-Broadway Alliance. OCP’s film credits include: Red Light, Holly, Hardly Waiting. Currently in pre-production is A Man and a Woman and A Man, the best selling drama by Savyon Liebrecht, and in development is Sleeping Diagonal, a romantic comedy by Rinat Gur. Both features will be directed by award winning Dir Arik Lubetzki.
Mira’s social philanthropy work includes being the Development Director of I-PEARLS, an aid organization for children burn victims, Donor Committee for America Israel Culture Foundation, Chairperson for the Sylvester Cancer Center, and the Ambassador of the Bali Children Project. She has assisted in raising over $25 million dollars for these organizations.
Mira’s television career began with Comedy Central’s Viva Variety, directed by Mark Gentile. She has had recurring roles on FX’s Rescue Me with Denis Leary, NBC’s 30 Rock with Alec Baldwin, Fox’s Fringe produced by J.J. Abrams, HBO’s How to Make it in America produced by Mark Wahlberg, Oxygen’s Body of Work, and Untying the Knot on Bravo. Her film credits include The Stepford Wives, The Devil Wears Prada, The Pink Panther, The Last Dance, Junk, My Father My Don, and the short comedy Hardly Waiting, winner of the NFNY audience choice award.
Throughout her on-going career, Mira’s face and voice have been associated with countless national television commercials and ad campaigns including Neutrogena, Mary Kay, Ponds , Hilton, Four Season ,Viagra, Advil, Cool Sculpting, Eskata, Electrolux, Samsung, Sony, Sub Zero, Drop Box , Foxwoods, Bank of America, Citibank, US Bank, Macy’s, Lazy Boy, Home Depot, Vitamin Shoppe, Campbell’s, Ray-Ban, Nike, DKNY, Capelli , and others.
Mira had her first television show in America as a series regular on Comedy Central’s hit show, Viva Variety, directed by Mark Gentile, since then she landed reoccurring roles on FX’s Rescue Me, NBC’s 30 Rock, Fox’s Fringe, HBO’s How to Make it in America , Oxygen’s Body of Work and the reality show on Bravo. Her Film credits include The Stepford Wives, The Devil Wears Prada, The Pink Panther, The Last Dance, Junk, My Father My Don, and the short comedy Hardly Waiting –the NFNY audience choice award winner.