Actor / Production Designer
Derya Celikkol is a Turkish actor and production designer based in New York. She has had the pleasure of performing in theatrical productions at La Mama, Dixon Place, Rattlestick and Players Theatre amongst other NYC venues. She has performed as a lead in over 100 shows of the critically acclaimed Unmaking Toulouse-Lautrec, for which she was an original devising member. She has starred in numerous films including Daria the Great for which she received a Best Actress Award at the Lionshead Film Festival and Fairytale of New York with a wide theatrical release in Turkey. Her production design work consists of award winning feature and short films, TV shows and commercials. She has also directed and produced films that gained her awards and festival selections all over the world. She is a proud graduate of the Experimental Theatre Wing/Tisch School of the Arts.