Acting and directing education:
Doctorate in Stage Directing, Shota Rustaveli Film and Theatre University (Tbilisi); Masters degree in Acting, ahçeşehir University (Istanbul) (graduated in 2011); Semiha Berksoy Opera Foundation (2009), improvisation, diction, voice-breathing and acting; Studio Actors (2005–06); Tevfik Gelenbe Theatre (2003-04) – improvisation and basic acting training; Istanbul University Theatre Club (2002-05).
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Istanbul University; Masters Degree in History of Architecture, Istanbul Technical University.
Sokhumi State Drama Theatre: Troy, the Lost Paradise (director, author and project coordinator); Dimitri Alexidze Theatre, Tbilisi: Happy Days (director and project coordinator); Tbilisi Azerbaijani Drama Theatre: George Dandin, by Moliere (assistant director); Istanbul State Theatre: The Labour of Life, written by Hanoch Levin (assistant director).
Tbilisi Azerbaijani Drama Theatre: George Dandin. by Moliere (actress); Istanbul State Theatre: Zalim Mahmut (musical) (actress); Mıe Children’s Theatre: Fareli Köyün KavalcısıPinokyo, Kırmızı Başlıklı Kız, Bremen Mızıkacıları, Sindirella; Istanbul University Theatre Club: God, by Woody Allen; Kadinciklar, by Tuncer Cücenoğlu; Haybeden Gerçeküstü Konuşmalar, by Yılmaz Erdoğan; Tevfık Gelenbe Theatre: Darılmaca Yok, by Turgut Özakman; Sigarayla Savaşanlar Derneği Çocuk Oyunu.
Documentary film directing:
Don’t Forget Me, a documentary film about Karapapak Turks living in Kvemo Kartli region of Georgia, funded by TIKA, screened January 2020.
Lale Devri TV drama series (actress); Al Yazmalım TV drama series (actress).
Belkı (actress), a short film directed by Ali Ilhan (featured in Izmir International Short Film Festival, Kadıköy Short Film Festival).
Singer in the Istanbul Ladies and Gentlemen’s Choir (soprano); Conductor: Çelik Kasapoğlu; private singing lessons by Çelik Kasapoğlu and Olcay Melektosun.
modern dance lessons (Aksanat, Ayşe Sun Ballet School); traditional Georgian dances (Tbilisi Art School); belly dancing.
‘Samuel Beckett’s Happy Days and the Liminality of Winnie’, Art Science Studies No: 2 (59), 2014, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University; ‘The Revenge of Matriarchy in Hamlet Machine: A Postmodren Tragedy’, Art Science Studies, 2014, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University; ‘Carnivalesque Against Death and Authority in Beckett: An Overview of Happy Days and A Midsummer Night’s Dream’, Art Science Studies, Shota Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University; The Art of Theatre, written by Zurab Sikharulidze (translated from Turkish into English by Gamze Tanrıvermiş, 2012.
Kufar Teatralny International Theatre Festival Special Prize for the production of Beckett’s play Happy Days, “For artful interpretation of the text, precise interaction between director and actress, and passion for life”.