Eray Gülay primarily dedicated himself to urban styles by taking dance classes in hip hop, house dance and dancehall. Influenced by various music genres, artists and dancers he got eager to explore more about dance and found his vocation as a professional dancer.

In 2013 he got accepted at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen, Germany for his B.A. study in Modern Dance. In this quadrennial study he focused on learning and improving his modern technique and ballet skills. In addition he explored the dance style of Voguing. In 2015 Eray became a member of the House of Melody, Germany’s first voguing house, as Ray Melody. In the commercial industry he has cooperated with names such as Acer, adidas and Schwarzkopf. Additionally he worked with renowned choreographers like Jérôme Bel, Mark Sieczkarek and Rainer Behr.

Today he is working at the Dance Company FTS (Folkwang Tanz Studio) in Essen, which is directed by Rodolpho Leoni and Lutz Förster. He is working passionately on perfecting his skills in dance and he is open for new challenges ever after.