Tao Issaro: is an Indian/Australian percussionist, composer, actor and creator based in Kerala, South India and Perth WA. Drawing deeply from his roots in India, over the years Tao has developed a unique and dynamic live performance language- combining percussion, movement, physical theatre and storytelling. As a performer Tao has worked with renowned artists like George Brooks, Ranjit Barot, Felix Zenger, Maati Baani, Kutle Khan, and at international venues like Royal Albert hall (UK), John F Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts (USA), and the Perth International Arts Festival. As a composer Tao produced music for notable groups such as Tura New Music (Aus), Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company (Aus), Ochre Contemporary Dance Company (Aus), Aakash Odedra Company (UK), Casa De la India and Residui Teatro (Spain), The Muddha (South Korea), Kerala Tourism (India) and the Indian Navy.

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