Zandile Darko is a performer and theatre maker. She studied Cultural Studies at the Leuphana University Lüneburg, Germany and at the University of Ghana. She received her artistic training in physical theatre in the Lecoq tradition at the London International School of Performing Arts (scholarship holder of the Alfred Toepfer foundation). Since 2010, she has been a performer with Hajusom, an award-winning transnational art project in Hamburg, and progressed to become an Assistant Director in 2015. As part of Hajusom she has perfomed at Münchner Kammerspiele, Staatsschauspiel Dresden, Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin, amongst many other established venues. In 2009, she became part of Label Noir, an Afro-German performance collective of theatre and filmmakers in Berlin. She is currently undertaking an MFA Actor/Performer Training programme at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in London (recipient of a scholarship from the German Academic Scholarship Foundation).