Arlene Chertoff is a dancer with a BA in Dance and Education and a Masters degree in Dance Therapy. She has 20 years teaching experience in Israel and the US. Arlene is co-lyricist and co-creator of the original musicals Esther and the Secrets in the King's Court, Noah! Ride the Wave! and Ruth and Naomi: In the Fields of Bethlehem. She is also one of the co-founders and the choreographer of the Efrat/Gush Etzion Raise Your Spirits Summer Stock Company (RYS). Arlene's other choreographic credits include You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The Mikado, She Loves Me, The Pirates of Penzance, Camelot, Iolanthe, H.M.S. Pinafore, Patience, and Peter Pan.