Bahar Erdim

New York

Born in Istanbul, the jumping was attempted at the moment Bahar could stand on his own two feet…

Bahar was cast in her first professional dance school The Ballet Conservatory Dance Centre (AKM) in Istanbul, at just six years of age. Whilst continuing dance classes, she took up gymnastics do achieving a high level of success at the age of seven. In her secondary school years she was not only a member of gymnastics team but also a Folk Dancer. She believe folk dance takes a special kind of culture, a dedication to the sport, and an immense amount of athletic ability. In the age of thirteen, at the same time continuing dance classes, she took Taekwondo classes to make her body stronger. Being influenced and mentored at Dance Schools including Dilek Bale, Pera Fine Arts, Akademi Istanbul, Cati Dans Studios, Galata Sifahanesi, Ebru Capraz Dance Studios, Zeynep Tanbay Dance Academy, as well as Sonia Arslan, and Djamel Fellouhe in person. Meanwhile her education, she performed ballet, classic ballet, contemporary jazz, freestyle, and expressionist and early modern dance in various theaters.

Bahar successfully auditioned for her first professional dance group with Shaman Dance Theatre at eighteen years of age. While going for rehearsals, she was selected for Ekinoks Dance project as a Main Dancer/Actress. This short film was awarded as Representation Film Selection by Universal Dance Camera Istanbul. Afterwards, Bahar and four of her friends keep up this project. Bahar was training the rehearsals and she was the Dance Coordinator for the second project. The project was invited as a main piece and performer for Sticeboris- I love Fark exhibition in Italy and also awarded by Universal Dance Camera Istanbul.

Bahar was certificated as a Freestyle Dance Trainer Dance Federation of Turkey (TDSF) at nineteen years of age. Utilized her Trainer certificate by training little children and handicapped to bring them more socialize and dance. Throughout most of her collage years she performed in Folk dance, Hip-hop, Modern Dance. She had danced for Bogazici University, Bahcesehir University, and Istanbul Technical University dance groups in all facets of dance. She was also acting and dancing for various of short Videography projects in Marmara University, Mimar Sinan Art Academy, and more .

In 2012 by moving to New York, and calling herself a dreamer, she proceed dancing in Warriors Dance Team b

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