Palestinian actress, singer and songwriter living in Israel, Mira Awad was born in the Rama village in the Galilee to a Palestinian father and a Bulgarian mother. She studied at the Rimon School for Jazz and Contemporary Music from 1996-2000. Mira participated in improvisational workshops in Israel and the UK sponsored by the BIArts, British Council, and studied in the body theatre school with a scholarship from the America-Israel Culture Foundation. Mira collaborated with Noa (Achinoam Nini) in her album "Now", Idan Raichel in his second album "Mema'amakim", Greek singer George Dalaras, and with hip hop artist Guy Mar. Mira is also working as an actress with the Tel-Aviv Cameri Theatre, and on the TV series "Arab Labour". She is featured in the movie "The Bubble", directed by Eytan Fox and recorded the theme songs for the films "Forgiveness" by director Udi Aloni, and "Lemon tree" by Eran Riklis. Her debut album "Bahlawan-Acrobat" was released in May 2009, and was musically produced by guitarist Amos Ever-Hadani.