Chilton, Nola

Birth Name Chilton, Nola
Gender female


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources

Event Note

Nola Chilton is the daughter of Russian Jewish immigrants, who emigrated to the United States.


Event Note

Nola Chilton studied acting with Lee Strasburg.
She began to work as a director with a mixed group of Whites and Blacks who dealt with Black issues.
She then went on to direct on Broadway and off-Broadway, and was considered to be an innovative director, particularly in her approach to instructing her actors.

Aliyah 1963    

Event Note

After an unsuccessful attempt at working with the Cameri Theatre, Nola Chilton left to work and live in Kiryat Gat.

Marriage     John Auerbach married Nola Chilton


Source References

  1. To Jerusalem and Back: A Personal Account
    1. Page: 178


    1. Chilton, Nola