Vedat Zar

Style of Art : Pantomimist
Branch of Art : Pantomime
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Vedat Zar was born in Istanbul in 1987. He had his first mime show with Ofer Blum, who was the student of Marcel Marceau, at the Istanbul City Theatres. Zar has had street demonstrations in many cities including Denizli, Batman, Ankara, Istanbul, Balıkesir (Erdek, Bandırma, Burhaniye), and Bursa. He realized projects to enact in public spheres such as museums, libraries, nursing homes, societies for protection of children, and rehabilitation centers.

In order to introduce pantomime, Zar has performed in many theater festivals such as the 4th Ankara University Ziftt, 36th International METU Theatre Festival, 26th Denizli International Amateur Theatre Festival, International GAP Young Festival, Taylıeli Village Culture Art and Theatre Festival, and International Istanbul Mime Festival. He has shared a stage with Dejan Fajfer (Croatia), Bridge Markland (Germany), Ofer Blum (Israel), Kauji Taira (Japan), Hiromi Hosokawa (Japan), Kuniko Abe (Japan), and Niina Sillanpää (Finland). Zar performed “Turkish Night” with Bridge Markland in the 6th Le Petit International Culture, Art and Theatre Festival in Dubrovnik.

Zar starred in the short film “Yes”, which was presented in the short film competition “Golden of Public” of the 46th Antalya Golden Orange Film Festival, to attract attention to the deaf. He served as a moderator and coordinator in the International Istanbul Mime Festival. Zar founded many organizations, clubs and theaters including “Yine mi tiyatro (theatre again?)”, Pantomime Club at Balıkesir University , Turkish Modern Mime Institute , Istanbul Street Theatre, International Istanbul Mime Festival, and Vedat Zar Mime Academy.

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City : Istanbul
Country : Turkey
Phone : 0537. 604 92 90
Preferred Lang. : Turkish
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