After completing a degree in drama at Bristol University Ayse trained with Lecoq in Paris from 1990 to 1992.
Current productions include: Doctor Faustus (The RSC), The Mystery Plays (York Minster), The Government Inspector (Birmingham Rep and National Tour),
Recent Movement Direction includes: Hecuba, The Shoemaker’s Holiday, The White Devil, As You Like It, The Merry Wives of Windsor, King John, Richard III and Measure For Measure (RSC); Barbarians (Young Vic); Shh Bang! (Peut-Etre Theatre); Wildfire (Hampstead Theatre) Much Ado About Nothing (Royal Exchange); The Sleeper (Welsh National Opera); Little Eagles (RSC at the Hampstead Theatre); The Chairs (Theatre Royal Bath); Days of Significance (RSC, tour); Sweeney Todd (Welsh National Opera MAX); Feast on the Bridge (Thames Festival); Sarajevo Story (Lyric Hammersmith); Silent Tide (ICA); Ma Vie En Rose (Young Vic); Macbeth (Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park); Stacy (Trafalgar Studios); La Songe de 21 Juin (National Tour, France); Brixton Stories (Lyric Hammersmith Studio); The Beggars Opera (Blackheath Concert Hall), Orfeo (Greenwich) Here’s What I Did With My Body (National Tour/Pleasance).
Publication about movement: Chapter 25 ‘British Movement Directors’ in The Routledge Companion to Jacques Lecoq, Routledge 2016