She completed her undergraduate at Boğaziçi University in Literature and master's in International Screenwriting and Production at Universita Cattolica de'l Sacro Cuore in Italy. Leading the writing of film and theatre projects, she most recently wrote, directed and produced the theatre play and documentary project MY HOME, which made her accepted to Berlinale Talents Sarajevo. Also, the last theatre play she wrote, directed and produced was staged at Scena MESS International Theater Festival, and she became one of the few playwrights selected for the New Writers Project of Istanbul City Theaters. Recently, she was invited to artist residency in Watermill Center (New York) founded by Robert Wilson.
She received education in performing & performance art at institutions such as State Conservatory of Istanbul and Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Attis Theatre, Studio Players, Marina Abramovic Institute. She honored to attend international programs such as CEMEA Culture Lab Programme of Avignon Festival and IPEDAM Ethnochoreology & Dance Anthropology Programme in Norway. Yeliz is a former worker of UNDP’s International Entrepreneurship Initiative, Kerkis Teatro Antico In Scena in Milan and project coordinator of Istanbul Intercultural Art Dialogues Association. She holds a BA in History from Boğaziçi University and MA in Arts Management from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan. Recently, she was invited to artist residency in Watermill Center (New York), founded by Robert Wilson.