Photo by Pawel Wyszomirski

Canan Yücel Pekiçten

Canan Yücel Pekiçten, a dance artist, choreographer and a lecturer based in Istanbul, completed a BA in Law, BFA in Dance with honor degree and received an MFA in Dance in 2015. She is currently doing her doctorate/proficiency in art in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University in Istanbul. Besides working with local and foreign choreographers as a dancer with her own choreographies, she has participated in many festivals in Europe. Pekiçten's short piece called The Dwarf was performed in the 8th Gdansk Dance Festival in Poland and was awarded first prize by the jury. All about the Heart is premiering in Gothenburg, Sweden in September 2017 and is being presented in 21st Istanbul Theatre Festival in November 2017. Her work is supported by Jardin d’Europe, Europe in Motion, Workshop Foundation (HU), The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, and Kone Foundation (FI).

Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

November 13, 2017