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Siner Gönenç Boquin


Siner joined the State Opera and Ballet of Izmir (Turkey) in 1988 and performed with the company until 2004. In the years 2005-2009 she worked there as ballet mistress and associate director. Since 2005 she has been working with Yannick Boquin as his assistant and studying his method and style of teaching. In March 2016 she has retired from Izmir State Ballet and living in France.

Due to her expertise she has been regularly invited as a guest teacher by various dance companies such as Béjart Ballet Lausanne, Houston Ballet Company, Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen, Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo, Architanz Tokyo, NRW Ballet Dortmund, Estonian National Ballet, Astana Ballet Theatre Gautier Dance Stuttgart, Ballet Hagen, Staatsballett Saarbrücken, Compagnie Choréographique François Mauduit, Ballet Sibiu & Greek National Ballet.

Siner currently works with the following academies and schools : Houston Ballet Academy, Academy of Dance KHIO Oslo, Royal Ballet School Antwerp, ESDC Rosella Hightower (Ecole Supérieure de Danse de Cannes), Astana Ballet Academy & Summer Academy of Dortmund Ballett.