AYSE ELDEK ACTRESS/WRITER/DIRECTOR
Ayse ( i-shea) Eldek was born and raised in Turkey. She came to USA in 1997 to pursue acting. She attended Harvard Extension Drama and HB Studio for her performing arts education.
She appeared in many film and TV productions including MARVEL's "The Defenders", "Blacklist", "David Letterman Show", "What Would You Do?", "Sex and The City", "Damages", "Rescue Me", "David", "The Book Of Truth and Book Of Lies", "Oh Boy" (written by Ayse Eldek which showed in Cannes 2008 Short Film Corner).
Her theater credits include "Cellophane" by Mac Wellman directed by Jim Simpson, "O Jerusalem" by A.R. Gurney directed by Jim Simpson, "Oh Boy " by Ayse Eldek directed by Trudy Steibl, "To Love..."by Ayse Eldek directed by Zishan Ugurlu, Bald Boy The Musical written by Ayse Eldek, Anna Asli Suriyah and recently the Turkish cabaret called The Three Apples, all in NYC.
Her works as a director includes Emre Ozpirincci’s “The New Yorkers”, Ayse Eldek’s “Bald Boy The Musical”, Ed Stevens’ “Bellini and The Sultan Reading”.
She founded the Turkish American Repertory Theater and Entertainment in 2010 and she has been busy acting, writing and directing with her core members of the company.
Her scripts she has written include “Oh Boy”, “To Love…”, “Bald Boy The Musical” and “The Diner”.
Ayse is a professional voice-over artist as well. Her voice has been in many Turkish and International commercials including Wella, Johnson& Johnson, Apple, Caillou, Vice News, 60 minutes. She also does transcripts, translations and editing professionally. Some of the projects include, Apple Zorlu Center, Turkish commercials, 60 minutes...etc.