In 1921, due to
Petlura's forbiddance (for Jews) to act in Russia,
he went to act on the Ukrainian stage.
Rumanian-Yiddish actor Adolph Segal, he crossed over
to the Yiddish stage and later acted in a range of
cities as part of the "Yiddish folks-bine"
with whom he acted for a year in Kiev.
At the beginning of
1924, together with actor Benjamin Schwartzer, he
founded the "Folks=Theatre" troupe,
afterwards reuniting with his former troupe and
through various Russian cities.
In 1925 he, together with
G. Grinshteyn, founded the "Amcha" [emd]
troupe with whom he performed on tour across many cities
Not having an ample
name, A. performed in various roles [and plays] as "Motke the
Thief", "Uriel Acosta", "Der vilner balebesl", "Tuviah",
"Holoveshka" ("Golddiggers"), "Motke" ("Rumanian
Wedding"), "Shloimke sharlatan", "Berele" ("A
mentsch zol men zeyn").
A. also translated from
Ukrainian the play "Rodina shtshitkariv", and from
Russian the play "Smertelni Potseloy", "Piat Notshey",
"Prigover", which was performed on the Yiddish
stage. A. also participated in an episodic role in
the film "Durkh trern".
A.'s brother was an
administrator in a Russian troupe, and another
brother was an actor, and his wife Bronina and his
sister were Yiddish actresses.