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Osman Tosun (Ankara, Turkey) He started acting during secondary school as an amateur actor in Yeşil Gece (Green Night) play written by the famous play and novel writer, Reşat Nuri Güntekin in Turkey. During high school and university, he had drama lessons in Ankara Çan Theatre. As his profession is in electrics and electronics he started to work in lights and effects at theatres. In 1988 he started to work in light and effect crew in Ankara Sanat Theatre (AST). He worked in Memory of a Madman, Sacco and Vanzetti, Ay Carmela, Jan Darc, Yusuf and Menofis, Mefisto, 403. Kilometer, Yolcu and many plays in AST. In 1990-1991 he worked in Ivan Ivanoviç Var Mıydı Yok Muydu and Mine in Bakırköy Municipality Theatre. In 2012 he worked in Leyla’s House in theatre Kare. He directed many plays at the schools he worked for 16 years. He played in many dramas for 13 episode at TRT (state TV Channel). He worked with famous actors and actresses like Rutkay Aziz, Vahide Gördüm, Altan Erkekli, Genco Erkal, Zeliha Berksoy, Ali Erkazan, Kenan Işık. In the foundation of ACEV he worked as drama leader in Father supporting groups. He attended İstanbul Theatre Festival for many times. He is still a member of jury in local high school theatre festivals and contests. He also attended to 2010 European Culture Capital, Istanbul leading his students. He is the member of Innovative Educators Association, and he supports social activities and projects through drama. He is still a technical trainer and/or teacher (electrics and electronics) in TCMB Vocational High School and he runs the theatre and drama club.

Contact: o_tosun@hotmail.com