Meral Polat is an actress, theater maker and singer. She graduated from the Theaterschool Amsterdam in 2004. In 2003 Polat started performing in the Gesluierde Monologen by Adelheid Roosen, which also toured in the United States in 2007. Furthermore, she also performed at other Dutch theatercompanies like Ro Theater, de Toneelmakerij and Noord Nederlands Toneel. Alongside being an actress, Polat is also a singer. She performs with her own band Meral’s Harem, which makes a mix between eastern and western music.