R. Danang Cahyo 

(Choreographer and Dancer)

Born within a familly of Palace/Court dances in Kraton Surakarta Hadiningrat where he begin Dancing on ”Sanggar Pawiyatan Kraton Surakarta. He continue study dance at the SMKI (the High School for the Arts) in Surakarta, dance department at The Indonesian Institute for the Arts (ISI) Surakarta.

As one of tallented dancer based on Surakarta Court Dance, his contemporary dance carrier began when he joined Solo Dance Studio tour and performance all arround Indonesia. He dances for choreographers such as Elly D Luthan, Djarot B. Darsono, Suprapto Suryodarmo, Nuryanto, Retno Maruti, Studio Moncar, Studio Taksu and many others.

He dance and Collaborate for the ”Situbanda” with One People Voice (Oakland-California) and for the Opera Jawa film directed by Garin Nugorho music by Rahayu Supanggah. The most recently he dance and choreographed for the ”Generasi Biru” film production, directed by Garin Nugroho and John De-rantau with Indonesian Rock band SLANK . Danang Joined Solo Dance Studio in 2002