Elvan was born and raised in Izmir, Turkey. She trained as a rhythmic gymnast which later led her to an education and career as a dancer. She completed the worldwide recognized Body Arts and Science International Pilates (BASI, since 2017) comprehensive teacher training course. She is also a member of the German Pilates Association. She works as a dancer and Pilates teacher internationally and currently based in Berlin, Germany.
March 2020 – Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany – Dancer
‘Die Kränkungen der Menschheit’ choreographed by Anta Helena Recke coproduction with Münchner Kammerspiele
January 2020 – STGO A Mil Festival/Kampnagel, Santiago, Chile – Dancer
‘Emerger‘ choreographed by José Vidal. Production of Stgo A Mil Festival, Kampnagel and José Vidal & CIA
November 2019-December 2019 – Body Engineering BASI Pilates Affiliate Studio, Beirut, Lebanon — Pilates Instructor
April-June 2019 – Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany – Dancer
‘EMERGENZ’ choreographed by José Vidal. Production of José Vidal & CIA and Kampnagel
World premier 5 th of June 2019, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany
June 2018 – June 2020 – Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany — Dancer
‚Orpheus‘ choreographed by Eyal Dadon, Regie by Antu Romero Nunes
Premiered 7 th September 2018
April 2018 – L-Beach Festival 2018, Baltic Sea, Germany — Dancer
STILL IN SEARCH / The Grand Artist Show choreography by Yohan Stegli Headlining the main stage and performed on the 13th April 2018.
January 2018 – 2020 – Tanzstudio Dance and Move, KIN’ Physiotherapy and Medical Fitness, Tybas Dance Center, Just Pilates Hamburg, Germany — Pilates Instructor
Since 2017, I have been employed at several studios in Hamburg as a pilates teacher, teaching group mat-and reformer classes as well as private sessions.
September 2017 – July 2020 Contemporary Dance School Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany — Bühnentänzerin
Classical Ballet, Contemporary Dance, Graham and Horton Technique, Floorwork, Singing, Acting education.
March 2017 – September 2017 – Body Arts and Science International (BASI) Pilates , Izmir, Turkey — Comprehensive Pilates Teacher Training
Workshops: The PowerHouse of the Shoulder Girdle by Sondra Karman , Pilates on Foam Roller by Maria Sylla, Master Mat Class by Mariam Younossi, Auditing BASI Pilates Teacher Training Module 1&2 by Rael Isacowitz.