Meet ISPA's 2016 Global Fellowship Program participant Hakan Silahsizoglu!
Founder & Director, Atta Festival
Hakan Silahsizoglu is Founder and Director of Atta Festival, an international arts festival for children and young people, based in Istanbul. He is also a producer, actor and play translator.
As a producer he has worked extensively for Talimhane Theatre and produced Pippa as part of Europe Now project supported by EU, Dolapdere Youth Theatre supported by Open Society, Tweetakt Children's and Youth Theatre Festival supported by Dutch Government. Since 2014 he works for Kucuk Salon in Istanbul.
He is a member of The Fence, an international network for playwriting. He is the coordinator of Turkish committee in Eurodram, Europe`s largest theatre translation network. Hakan gives talks about Turkish Theatre at various institutes and theatre schools.
We asked Hakan to tell us a bit about himself and anything else that he would like to share with the ISPA family. Check-out what he had to say: