ZEYNEP AKCA – Education Director is a Southwest Asian director, teaching artist, and producer based in Brooklyn, NY. She is a recent graduate of the CUNY MA in Applied Theatre. She is the artistic director of No Exit Theatre Collective (NETC), serving the marginalized artistic community via digital integration into productions. As a teaching artist, Zeynep has worked with companies such as TADA! Youth Theatre, Acting Out, and CUNY Creative Arts Team to bring performing arts to young people in New York City.