Zvi was born in USSR in 1948. He is a graduate of the Nissan Nativ Drama School in Tel Aviv and the Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris. He also received a degree from the University of Paris, specializing in mime and clowning. Zvi has created and performed dramatic works with Antonio Ferre (Paris), Martin Simek (Amsterdam), Koby Assaf (Amsterdam, New York, Paris), and Yossi Pollak (Tel Aviv). For the last 18 years, Zvi has performed in various repertory theaters as well as in fringe productions in Israel. Since 1979 Zvi has been leading workshops and classes in theater schools and acting studios.
Zvi joined the Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollak Dance Company in 2001.