Orit Nahmias was born in Jerusalem in 1977 and studied acting at the Seminar Hakibutzim in Tel Aviv. Her drama Why Me?won an award at the Israeli TeatroNeto Festival in 2008. Orit Nahmias has appeared in various theatre productions all over Israel, including Taxi, Revizor and Reluctant Heroes. She appeared at the Schaubühne in Dritte Generationas well as Day Before the Last Dayby Yael Ronen & the Company. In 2013 she wrote the film script for the documentaryJerusalem for Cowards. She performed in The Situation, which was invited to the Theatertreffen 2016. The Piece was elected as piece of the year (Stück des Jahres) 2016.