Malaika Cunningham

Artistic Director

Malaika (she/her) is a practice-based researcher and theatre maker. She is a co-founder of The Bare Project. Her work with the company, and as an independent artist and research explores the possibilities of art and performance in creating democratic spaces. She has a PhD in participatory performance and democratic theory, and recently completed a 3 year practice-based research residency with Artsadmin in London. She is a trained Theatre of the Oppressed practitioner and has a growing interest in the overlaps between food and participatory performance. She has recently worked with Cardboard Citizens (London), VierNulVier (Belgium), Zuppa Theatre Co (Canada), Invisible Flock (Yorkshire), and Jennie Moran (Ireland).