PERFORMING ARTS

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My own work to date has focused on the Dramaturgy, Dramatic writing, Text Analysis, Theatre History, and Movement theories in Acting. I am particularly interesting of movement practices and their reflection to creativity (in acting, writing and performance) by combining my knowledge on psychology, trauma studies, kinesiology and neuroscience. 

I work as a lecturer and director of education in private theatre schools in most of my professional career. I also experienced working in international festival organizations and stage arts in different positions.

  • Teaching Artist, Movement, Playwright & Dramaturg, Tiyatrohane Art School 2013 - 2019

  • Teaching Artist, YogART & YogACT, 34th Izmir International Theatre Festival 2016

  • Teaching Artist & Director of Education, Akkademi Theatre 2010 - 2013

  • Jury for Acting Talent Show, TIMS Production Istanbul 2011.

  • Teaching Artist & School Manager, MSM Art School Izmir 2008 - 2010

  • Cast Director & Acting Coach , Sihirli Anahtar Istanbul & Izmir, 2010

  • Organization Team, IKSEV International Izmir Festival 2001 - 2002

  • Guest artist, Stage West Theatre Company, Des Moines (Rabbit Hole 2008/ Little Dog Laughed 2008/Reefer Madness The Musical 2008/Angels In America - Millennium Approaches, Intern Dramaturg)

  • Guest Artist, Valerie Williams Dance Theatre Co’motion, (Intern Assistant Director - Choreographer) 2005

  •  Dokuz Eylul University, Stage Arts Experimental Theatre Group, Izmir 2002 - 2005

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HOMO LUDENS

In all art forms Theater is the most similar fiction form of ritual as Huizinga explained in Homo Ludens. The way it functioned and in the context of its extensions....

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HOMO SALTATRIX

Dance is like shaping the time... And dancer is like a sculptor; scraping time by extending, cutting, stopping actions and gives rhythm to time. 

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HOMO ACTUS

In my teaching I create my own method as Grotowski suggested; I share my experience with my students and  I invite them to a journey towards their bodies...