Prof. Bozkurt Kuruç was born in Ankara in 1935. After graduating from the Theater Department at the State Conservatory in 1960, he began working as an actor in the State Theatre. Between 1962 and 1965, he studied stage management in England. Later, he researched theater and participated in many conferences and seminars in England, Germany, Greece, France, Yugoslavia, Cyprus, China, the US and Russia. Kuruç has directed numerous theaters and performed in over 100 plays. He has also acted in films and TV dramas such as “Tehlikeli Görev” (1972), “Woyzeck” (1976), “Bağdat Hatun” (1981), “Ankara Yollarında” (2002) and “Kurtlar Vadisi Pusu” (2007). Kuruç served as a general director in the Directorate of the Istanbul State Theatre (1987); in the General Directorate of the State Opera and Ballet (1988); and in the General Directorate of the State Theatre (1989-1998). Between 1993 and 1996, Kuruç was a member of RTÜK. In 1999, he performed in Nazım Hikmet’s “Kuva-i Milliye” with American actors in Chicago. He contributed to establishing the State Conservatory at Selçuk University and taught there. Kuruç taught theater as a professor in the Theater Department at Hacettepe University State Conservatory until 2002.
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