Ayla is an actress and director. Ayla stars as Maya in the series ANNE+ and she can be seen in series such as The F-Word, Deep Shit and Dirty Lines, which will première on Netflix worldwide in 2022. The feature ANNE+ will also be available on Netflix by then but is now screening at cinema’s. Ayla is a Turkish queer woman en feels a great responsibility for representation of progressive roles for women. She toured with different theatre companies in The Netherlands, like Toneelgroep Oostpool and Club Lam, where Ayla is also an artistic director. Ayla is also a moderator, presents broadcasts and podcasts en just made her debut as director with her short film Beş, which she wrote herself, on the Dutch Film Festival.