Didik Nini Thowok (Yogyakarta)

Didik Hadiprayitno, better known as Didik Nini Thowok, is a graduate of ASTI/ISI (Yogyakarta Institute of Art Indonesia) and the director of LKP Tari Natya Lakshita/Natya Lakshita Dance School (1980-present), and Didik Nini Thowok Entertainment.

A multi-talented artist (performance artist, choreographer, actor, teacher, make-up artist, comedian, and singer), Didik is also one of the few traditional cross-gender dancers in Indonesia. He is known for his performance of female characters and interpretation of various dance traditions such as topeng (mask dance), Sundanese, Cirebon, Balinese and Central Javanese. In 2017, Didik participated in Southernmost: One Table Two Chairs Project as performer and masterclass instructor.

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