Zandile Darko is a London based actor, performer and theatre maker with a background in Dance, Devised Theatre and Cultural Studies.


She received her artistic training in physical theatre in the Lecoq tradition at the London International School of Performing Arts. During her two year intensive postgraduate training in Advanced Devising Practice, she was trained in improvisation, movement analysis, dramaturgy, devising processes, Alexander technique, contemporary dance, rhythm work as well as ensemble singing.

Currently she is undertaking an MFA in Actor and Performer Training programme at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance in London, where physical theatre is combined with traditional text-based conservatoire training and practices.


Since 2010, Zandile Darko has been a performer with Hajusom, an award-winning transnational art project in Hamburg. She is also part of Label Noir, an Afro- German performance collective of theatre and filmmakers in Berlin since 2010.