Isil graduated from ArtEZ theatre school in Arnhem in 2008. Since then she has been working as an actress, theatre-maker, director, directing assistant and producer on various performing art projects at companies such as Mighty Society, Theatergroep 42, Toneelgroep Oostpool, the Veenfabriek, the Zuidelijk Toneel and Company New Heroes. As a maker, she creates her own performances, which deal with human defects and in which she always let the actors play in the here and now. The productions play both in the Netherlands and abroad. For Company New Heroes she works as a project leader, director and actress in different projects.