Didem started her professional ballet instruction at the age of nine in her native Istanbul, Turkey. She went on to spend four years at the Istanbul University Conservatory of Arts. Shortly after that, she was invited to be part of the very demanding and challenging John Cranko School of Dance in Stuttgart, Germany where she achieved numerous recognitions including the opportunity to perform with the recognized Stuttgart Ballet’s production of Romeo and Juliet as a guest artist. Her repertoire includes Don Quixote, The Sleeping Beauty (Blue Bird), The Nutcracker (Sugar Plum Fairy), Flames of Paris, Satanella, Fresken Ninfas, Ocean and Pearls, Le Corsaire, and The Fairy Doll as well as numerous contemporary and modern productions. She performed at the Artistic Dance Center and most recently with the Naples Dance Conservatory as guest dancer and teacher.