Biography

I have an educational background in Political Science (BA, Marmara University, Istanbul), Acting (MFA, CUNY Brooklyn College, NY) and Contemporary Dance (MFA, Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts) and I am involved in performing, directing, curating, teaching, translating and cultural management nationally and internationally.

My performance and directing work has been seen in Theater Freiburg, TheaterFormen (GER), Julidans (NL), PS122 (USA), Untimely Festival (Iran) and İstanbul Theater Festival among others. My artistic collaborations include those with companies such as garajistanbul, TalDans and İstanbul State Theater. As a cultural manager and curator, I worked with bomontiada and Anadolu Kültür among others. I’ve taught at universities and other institutions including Haliç University, Eskişehir University, Center for Contemporary Performing Arts at Istanbul Municipal Theater and Theater Madrasa (İzmir).

I am the founding artistic director of Studio 4 Istanbul company and A Corner in the World Festival, a nominee for New Theater Magazine Beklan Algan Actor Award (2014), recipient of Direklerarası New Space Manager Award (2015) and New Theater Magazine Contribution to Turkish Language / Best Translation Award (2018).

You can find details in my CV here:

Fatih Gençkal

Download: Fatih Gençkal_CV.pdf