Siner Gonenc Boquin

Siner Gonenc Boquin joined the State Opera and Ballet of Izmir (Turkey) in 1988 and performed with the company until 2004. In 2005-2009 she worked there as ballet mistress, associate director and then artistic director. Since 2005 she has been working with Yannick Boquin as his assistant and studying his method and style of teaching. She staged the ballet “The sufferings of young Werther” choreographer Yannick Boquin in 2011 for the Istanbul State ballet and later in 2014 for the Greek National Ballet.


Invited Guest Teacher in the Dance Nordic Seminar in Stockholm in August 2014.

Siner works  as a  guest teacher with the following companies:

  • Architanz in Tokyo
  • The Houston Ballet Company
  • The Greek National Opera in Athens
  • The Czech National Ballet Company in Prague
  • Opera National Bucharest
  • Béjart Ballet Lausanne
  • Les Ballets de Monte Carlo
  • The Henny Jurriens Foundation in Amsterdam
  • Istanbul State Ballet
  • Izmir State Ballet
  • Antalya State Ballet
  • Ankara State Ballet


  • Houston Ballet Academy
  • Academy of Dance KHIO in Oslo
  • Academy Princesse Grace de Monte Carlo
  • Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul