TANIA WISBAR (Author)

Tania was born in Berlin, Germany. Her mother, Eva Kroy Wisbar was a music and art magazine publisher, her father Frank Wisbar, one of Germany’s best known film directors. They immigrated during the Nazi era to America.

Arriving in Hollywood Frank Wisbar produced and directed the first filmed series ever made for television FIRESIDE THEATER.

Tania’s first job at the age of 11 to earn allowance was to read magazine stories for Frank and summarize those that might fit into the format of FIRESIDE THEATER. The parents divorced and Eva moved to Washington, D.C. as a Pentagon based U.S. Air Force Intelligence Officer before accepting an assignment to go back to Germany to interview newly released German soldiers imprisoned at the end of WW11 by the Soviets.

Returning to the United States to go to college Tania has degrees in Theatre Arts, in Speech Pathology and in Special Education. She is the founding President and CEO of B.E.L.I., a day program for developmentally disabled adults with a large dance troupe that performs  throughout each year in Los Angeles. For 14 years Tania was also the editor and reporter of a small beach town weekly newspaper. Having first met Jonathan Sanger in 2001 over a potential film based on the novel Tania had written LAST CEMETERY IN BERLIN she asked Sanger in 2011 if he would direct her stage play the just completed BIRTHDAY PRESENT 2050.

THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT 2050 is now available for performance by professional, university and community theatre groups, and can also be acquired as an audio play. Please contact us for information .