“Creating a dance -or just movements- for a group or a single person accompanied by sound -this can even be a piece of silence- is called choreography. Starting from the music you dance to describe a topic, a feeling or a notion.”
additional information about her paintings and exhibitions can be found in sibelkasapoglu.net website.
Sibel Kasapoğlu graduated from Istanbul German Lycee, State Conservatory Ballet Section and Mimar Sinan University, Stage and Visual Arts Faculty.
1978: She became a member of State Opera and Ballet in Istanbul and danced solo and leading roles in various ballets.
1980 - 1985: 4 seasons in 'London Ballet School and Company'
1988 - 1989: choreography course and workshop wıth Jacob Marley in 'Laban Centre for Movement and Dance'.
1990: modern dance technıcs course wıth Clover Roob in the 'Royal Academy of Dancing'.
1991: Contemporary Jazz Technics courses in the 'London Contemporary Dance School'.
1993: She took part, as one of the eight chosen choreographers, in the 'International Dance Course for Professional Choreographers and Composers' workshops organized by 'Creative Dance Artists Trust'.
Geceden Gündüze (pas de deux,1990) • The two of them (1991,İDOB) • Casta Diva /solo (1992) • Sketches/ bale 1 perde (1992,İst.Festivali) • Osman Hamdi Bey /pas de deux (1993) • Conflicts /1 perde(1993-1995, İDOB) • Gel Beni Bul/1 perde(1995-1998 ,İDOB) • Atatürk ve Dans /1 perde (1998 özel gösteri) • Embrace /50 dk. (2000) • Neo’riental /1 perde (2001,İDOB) • Verdi/Un ballo in maschera/opera (2003,İDOB) • Sabahattin Kalender/Deli Dumrul/opera (2004) • Cemal Reşit Rey/ ‘Andante Allegro’/1 perde (2004,İDOB) • L.Janacek/Jenufa/opera (2005,İDOB) • Neo’riental-(Alyoşa)/1 perde (2005,İDOB) • Casta Diva/Aphrodisias /1 perde (2005) • R. Strauss/ Elektra /opera (2006, İDOB) • Fazıl Say/ ‘Anadolu’nun Sessizliği’ /Pas de deux (2006) • Puccini/La Rondine/opera (2007,İDOB) • Bağlı/modern dans (2008-09) • Mozart’la Dans /( 2008/Yıldız Alpar bale okulu için,CKM) • F. Lehar/The Merry Widow/operetta (2009-2010,İDOB) • Fazıl Say/Anadolu’nun Sessizliği /Bale 1 perde (2009,İDOB) • J. Offenbach/The Tales of Hoffmann/opera (2010-2015,İDOB) • Çetin Işıközlü /Dudaktan Kalbe /opera (2016,CRR)
Currently she is working as choreographer/ballerina in Istanbul State Opera and Ballet, and continuing painting (http://www.sibelkasapoglu.net) .
Koreografi & Sahneleme - Sibel Kasapoğlu
Bale ve modern dans gösterileri