Born into a family of musicians, Swiss-Turkish director Aylin Bozok started the piano at the age of 4 and sang as a member of the children’s chorus of the Grand Théâtre de Genève from the age of 10. Trained in the Stanislavski System, she graduated with a degree in Theatre Directing from Bilkent University (Ankara) and was recognised as one of the youngest directors to stage a play in Istanbul State Theatre. Aylin has won the WhatsOnStage Best Newcomer to the UK Operatic Scene 2014 Opera Poll with her production of Pelléas et Mélisande.
Selected credits as an Opera Director include: Il tabarro (Grimeborn Opera Festival - London 2012), Pelléas et Mélisande (Grimeborn Opera Festival - London 2013), Suor Angelica (Talent Unlimited Festival, St James’s Piccadilly 2014), Werther (Grimeborn Opera Festival - London 2014), The Rake’s Progress (Bury Court Opera 2015), Lakmé (Opera Holland Park 2015), I Capuleti e i Montecchi (National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania 2016), La bohème (Ankara State Opera 2016), Samson et Dalila (Grimeborn Opera Festival - London 2017), Suor Angelica (Heraklion Saints Peter & Paul - Crete 2018), Aurora (Bury Court Opera 2019).
Selected credits as a Theatre Director include: The Intruder (Maeterlinck) & The Bald Prima Donna (Ionesco) Arcola Theatre 2014, London, Mahmud and Yezida (Mungan) Arcola Theatre 2015, Children of War (Euripides) Arcola Theatre 2016, Children of War (Euripides) British Museum 2016, London Cholera Street (Kacan) Arcola Theatre 2017, The Importance of Being Earnest (Wilde) Hackney Showroom 2018.