Yildiz Guventurk

Yildiz Guventurk

Yildiz Guventurk

Graduate Teaching Associate


316 Sullivant Hall
1813 N High St
Columbus OH 43210

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Areas of Expertise

  • Contemporary Dance
  • Improvisation
  • Subjectivity & Corporeality in Choreographic Practice, Creative Intimacy


  • BA in Dance, Yildiz Technical University

Born in Izmir, Turkey, Yildiz is a freelance movement artist who has studied, taught and performed both at home and abroad; in Germany, Austria, United States and India. She received her BA in Dance from Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul, Turkey and studied in Folkwang University of the Arts as an exchange student for a year. Her movement training is mainly based on Limón and Release technique, floorwork and contact improvisation. Having been exposed to different languages, cultures and lifestyles, Yildiz values the discovery of kinesthetic response of the body through the dynamic expression of movement. Yildiz is studying and teaching at Ohio State University, as a Fulbright student. Her research is framed around how corporeality and subjectivity translate into “creative intimacy” in a choreographic practice. She is a multidisciplinary artist. who plays several instruments and windsurfs.