Actor / Production Designer
Derya Celikkol is a Turkish actor and production designer based in New York. Graduated from the Experimental Theatre Wing of the Tisch School of the Arts, she has been in many theatrical productions in New York, including works by John Jesurun and Pascal Rambert. She 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 wide distribution in theaters in Turkey. Her film Chains of Freedom which she directed and production designed brought her four awards from festivals around the US. She is currently performing in Unmaking Toulouse Lautrec as Adèle de Toulouse-Lautrec.