Actor, Director, Izmir State Theatre.
In 1982, he started his undergraduate education in Department of Performing Arts at Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Fine Arts. In 1988, he won Diyarbakır State Theatre exam and worked in Diyarbakır State Theatre for 5 years.
Afterwards, he took part in the process of launching of Antalya State Theatre and worked there for a year. Later on he was appointed to İzmir State Theatre where he worked as actor and director. Since January 2018, he has been holding the office of Director of İzmir State Theatre Directorate. He worked at Dokuz Eylül University as an instructor. He gave lectures on fencing and improvisation. He gave lectures on body language and drama at İstanbul Burak Sergen Performing Arts School. He worked at İstanbul Koç University as theatre trainer. He staged “Sevgili Doktor” play with the university’s theatre club. At “Tiyatro İstanbul”, under the directorship of General Art Director Gencay Gürün, he performed in the following plays: İhtiras; Tepe Taklak; Kaçamak; Gönül Hırsızı; Çılgın Ruh. He performed in “Vahşi Batı” play at Tiyatro Baykuş in İstanbul. Plays he directed at State Theatres: Çıtırköy 1995–1996 (İzmir ST); Dans eden Eşek 1996–1997 (İzmir ST); Savaş Düşlerimi Çaldı 1998–1999 (İzmir ST); Ak Masal Kara Masal 2001–2002 (İzmir ST); Büyüyünce Ne Olacaksın 2007–2008 (İzmir ST); Büyük Aşıkların Sonuncusu 2008–2009 (İzmir ST); Karımla Evleniyorum 2007–2008 (Erzurum ST); Gönül Avcısı 2010–2011 (Bursa ST); Fadik Kız 2013–2014 (Adana ST); Akıl Defteri 2015 (İzmir ST); Nikah kağıdı 2015–2016 (Sivas ST); Evet istiyorum (İzmir ST 2016). He directed “Burası Kapalıçarşı” musical written by Necmettin Tetik and staged by Akademi İstanbul Eğitim Kültür ve Sanat Vakfı. He has played a role in many TV series, movies and commercial films. He wrote and hosted “Yanılma yanıltma” quiz show at TRT Radio. He wrote several plays and skits for TRT Radio. He featured as the host of “Cafe Magazin” talk show/magazine show on TRT. Awards: “Best children’s play” award with the play “Dans Eden Eşek” he directed at State Theatre’s Ankara Children’s Play Festival; “Best Comedy Actor” award with the play “Huzur Çıkmazı” staged by İzmir ST in 2013 Bedia Muvahhit Theatre Awards; “Best Director” award with the play “Fadik Kız” he directed for Adana ST in 2013 Direklerarası Audience Awards; “Best Actor” award with the play “Akıl Defteri” which he both directed and acted for İzmir ST in 2014-2015 Direklerarası Audience Awards; “Best Director” award with the play “Evet İstiyorum” written by Alfonso Paso and which he directed for İzmir ST in 2016 Direklerarası Audience Awards; “Best Comedy Actor” award in the play “Paraya Hayır” he directed for İzmir ST in 2019 Bedia Muvahhit Theatre Awards.
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Round Table Discussion