WHO IS İPEK ÇEKEN?

Name and Family name ;
İpek Çeken
Birth place and date;
Ankara / 14 March 1966
Marital status;
Married, one daughter
Title;
Head of Ankara State Theatre (2001-2005 ) and actress (1989-still )
e-mail;
ipekceken@hotmail.com
Education;
Ankara Namık Kemal İlkokulu (1973-1977) (preschool)
TED Ankara Koleji (1977-1984) (middle and high school)
Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara Devlet Konservatuarı, Tiyatro Anabilim Dalı* (1984-1988) (University). Graduated with first honors degree (received the İhsan Doğramacı Superior Achievement Award).

AWARDS

  • İHSAN DOĞRAMACI AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
    (Hacettepe University Ankara State Conservatory Theater Department 1st)
  • “33 Varyasyon” Arman Talay Special Art Award

    (Best Actress)

  • “33 Varyasyon” 8. Direklerarası Audience Awards

    (Best Actress)

  • “33 Varyasyon” Sadri Alışık 4th Anatolian Theater Actor Awards

    (Best Actress) (İpek Çeken did not accept this award.)

  • “33 Varyasyon” Theater Critics Association Award

    (Best Actress) (İpek Çeken did not accept this award.)

Activities Participated In
• 2. Ankara University Theatre Festival
• My Turkish Voice Flag Language Holiday Panel Ted Ankara College Foundation
• TedX Youth@BLIS
• International Visitor Program of the United States Department of State
• Ankara Bar Association
• Ankara Governorship National Education Directorate

In March 2005, she was invited to the United States within the scope of Cultural Exchange Program of USA and participated festivals and seminars while exchanging opinion and experience with producers and actors.