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IKSV 18th Theatre Festival


Having graduated from Mimar Sinan University State Conservatory Modern Dance Department, he became research assistant at Yildiz Technical University Modern Dance Program in 2000. In 2001, by receiving a grant from the New York Merce Cunningham Dance School, he found the opportunity to practice the Cunningham technique. In 2003, he joined CRR Dance Theater Company. In May 2003, he was invited as a guest artist to dance with the Matthew Hawkins Dance Company in London. In 2005, CRR Dance Theatre Company name changed as Istanbul Dance Theatre (IDT+) and he continued to dance, and teach in many domestic and international festivals with IDT+ . In 2007, he got “International Choreographer Award” from International Dance Chicago Festival. He has finished his MA at Yildiz Technical University Art and Design Faculty in 2006, and he completed his MFA at Case Western Reserve University Theatre and Dance Department in 2009. Currently, he is working with Istanbul Dance Theatre (IDT+) as a company director, dancer and choreographer. He is also working at Yildiz Technical University Modern Dance Program as a research assistant.