Gamze is a Berlin-born Turkish actress and playwright living and working in New York. She is a graduate of the William Esper Studio, under the tutelage of the great late William Esper. Gamze’s work has been that of an actor in the UK and the US, but recently she moved into writing. She completed writing her first short film Ubermensch, due to be shot in the Fall/Winter of 2019, and since has been working on several short plays.
Selected stage work include:The Welcoming Committee by Sanaz Toossi (Noor’s 48 Hour Forum), Field, Awakening by Melis Aker (Signature, Ford St.), The Same Day by Stefan Ivanov (LaGuardia), The BEE by Sean Michael Welch (HB Studio), national tour of There is a Field by Jen Marlowe, LoveRosePepe devised/directed by Handan Ozbilgin Bromley (Target Margin Lab.) , A Doll’s House-Remix with the Epic Theatre, The Wishing Tree by Mustafa Kaymak (Signature, Ford St.), The Butcher by Gwydion Suilebhan (Players), the wall: a story of the land by Noelle Ghoussaini (Brooklyn Lyceum), Lidless by Francis Ya-Chu Cowhig (InterAct), Neither Heaven Nor Earth by John Hansen-Brevetti (New School), Third Seat by Sergei Burbank (BoCoCa), The Director by Barbara Cassidy (Flea), Twelfth Night with Aquila Theater (Lincoln Center) and Linus and Alora by Andrew Irons (Flea). Selected television and film work include: Tales of the City (Netflix) with Olympia Dukakis and Laura Linney, Ben is Back by Peter Hedges with Julia Roberts, Seven Seconds (Netflix) with Regina King and Russell Hornsby, Law & Order: SVU, Ep: ’Funny Valentine’, Roadkill by Aliza Brugger, Little Syria by Francisco Sanchez Solis, Louder Than Words with David Duchovny, Departures by Ali Yasin Akarcesme, David with Maz Jobrani, Wishing by Arielle Javich, Daughter by Assia Lakhlif. gamzeceylan.com