She was born in Germany in 1981. After her undergraduate education at Yıldız Technical University in the department of Urban and Regional Planning, she got a masters’ degree from Kadir Has University Film and Drama Program, department of Acting. In 2013, she worked in the Astragali Theatre (Italy) together with the artists selected from various countries. In 2015, she received training about Physical Theatre in "Paris Summer Academy". She acted in Internationale Theaterwerkstatt (Braunschweig-Germany), Festival Premieres (Karlsruhe-Germany), Festival Theatreformen (Hanover - Germany), Aradafestival (Vienna - Austria) and İstanbul Theatre Festival. In 2014, she designed a video installation for a play called EXIT in Internationale Theaterwerkstatt (Braunschweig-Germany). Besides taking part as an actress in Armenia- Turkey co-production project called "Voices, Bodies and Minds Unbound" , she took part as a director in a Turkey-England-Greece co-production project called "Container" which was coordinated by the University of Lincoln. After opening the feature film "Tuzdan Kaide/ The Pillar of Salt" at the 68th Berlin Film Festival , she took part in the competition of the Istanbul, Ankara and Adana film festivals. In 2018, she wrote and directed the play “Ara / Zwischenraum” as part of the guest artist program at the Heidelberg Theater in Heidelberg, Germany. She acted in commercials, TV series and short films. In addition to, “ProjeDifüzyon” which she established in 2016, she continues to work with many other institutions as actor, director and author. In addition, she teaches storytelling, physical expression techniques, and acting.
Özgül Akıncı is a performance/theatre scholar and practitioner. She received Masters degree in Cultural Studies in İstanbul and PhD degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in Canada. Her dissertation is entitled "The Embodied Labour of Femininity in Sex Work and Performance in Contemporary Turkey: Theory and Practice." Her topics of research are embodiment, labour, performance and feminist theory. She explores practice-as-research as a methodology in her own practice of performance and writing. She performed, directed and devised performances in Turkey and Canada.
Hicran Demir was born in Stuttgart, Germany. After graduating, she began to study Sociology and English Language and Literature at Tubingen University. After studying two semesters, she decided to study Acting and in 2009 she completed her acting education in the Internationale Schauspiel Akademie. She lived in Istanbul between the years 2009 and 2013 and worked with studio4Istanbul team. She now lives in Berlin and is studying film and theater at the Free University of Berlin.
Merve Ceyhan was born in Istanbul in 1993. She completed his secondary and high school education at Şişli Terakki Foundation Schools. In 2017, she graduated from Philosophy department of Boğaziçi University. She took part in many productions of Boğaziçi University's Theatre Club. She has worked as director assistant in the first production of Proje Difüzyon, called Tevatür/ The Rumour. She also graduated from Physical Theater and Comedy School, and has worked on Lecoq technique and clown pedagogy. The internship she did in the field of culture-art journalism in Agos newspaper, led her to continue to produce articles in this field. She performed in performances in Poland and Paris. She has worked in the organization teams of performing arts festivals organized in Turkey and The Netherlands. Now, she is giving story-telling workshop to the children with the BoMoVu association, continuing her researches on physcial theatre and contemporary dance, and doing researches on culture//art field on theoretical level.
Sedat Can Güvenç
Can Güvenç was born in Ankara at 1986. After Graduating Bilkent University Faculty of Music and Performing Arts Acting Department he started working as an actor at State Theater in Ankara and than in İstanbul. At 2012 he participated forming of "Ray Perfomance Collective" and performed, facilitated plays, perfomances, forum theatre projects with the Collective. At 2014 he met with Lecoq Pedagogy, acting with Mask, Clown and Story Telling. He keeps working with Kast theatre, Alesta theatre, Kumpanya Kırmızı and Galataperform as an actor.
Oya Bacak is a theatre performer from Istanbul, Turkey. She continued her studies in Italy where she obtained a BA in Audiovisual Arts and her degree was focused on film studies. In Italy, she worked with Andrea De Magistris where she explored biomechanics of Meyerhold. She has a classical ballet background. In 2012, She received an Ma in physical theatre from St. Mary's University College in London. She is one of the founders of Vacuum Theatre. She has performed in the U.K, Italy, Turkey, India, South Korea and Denmark. In 2018, after 13 years of living and working abroad, She decided to go back to her roots, for now she continues her acting career in Istanbul.