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Founder and the current Artistic Director of the Arcola Theatre, London;

Founder and co-curator of Arcola’s Grimeborn Opera Festival

Co-founder and the first Artistic Director of the Southwark Playhouse, London

Associate Producer at the Battersea Arts Centre, Opera Season

Advisor and judge for BBC Radio drama;



In Turkey & Germany


Artistic Director of Istanbul City Theatre (1100 staff members, 350 Actors, 12 venues, 40 Plays a season)


Founder and the artistic director of the Talimhane Tiyatrosu, Istanbul; based at the Zorlu PSM / Nederlander

Founder and Artistic director of Nilüfer Sanat, Bursa

Founder and Artistic Director of Yeni Kusak Tiyatrosu at Akbank Arts

Founder of the new writing festival: Oyun Yaz.

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