Eliz Erkut


Eliz was born in Istanbul on 6th of August 1996 and she started her studies in a private ballet school at 6 years old.

She then studied in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University State Conservatory ballet division from 2007 until 2011, when she moved to Milan and continued her studies at Accademia Teatro alla Scala. During her studies she attended several organisations and periodic ballet courses to train with important teachers as P. Vismara for classical technique, L. Nikonov and M.Vanadia for pas de deux, E. Tagliavia for contemporary dance.   

After the graduation from Accademia alla Scala in 2016, she started working at Teatro alla Scala and since then she continues her professional career as the first Turkish ballet dancer at Teatro alla Scala.

In recent years she has taken part in all the productions and tours of the ballet company Alla Scala dancing in many different ballet from the repertoire, and from the contemporary scene.

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