Cinzia Ciaramicoli
She joined theatre in the late 80's when she discovered Odin Teatret and ever since she has used theatre as a tool to reach communities and used her pedagogical skills with children with disabilities and disadvantaged youth. Cinzia lived and worked in Malaysia for 13 years (from 1995 to 2008) and together with Shanthini Venugopal founded "the Jumping JellyBeans" theatre company producing children's performances. Together with Shanthini, they organized and directed the first International "Children's Theatre Festival" in Kuala Lumpur in 2005. Her community arts projects have been awarded in Malaysia and critically acclaimed overseas.

In 2008 Cinzia presented her solo performance "Rumor" directed by Roberta Carreri - a tribute to her grandmother's theatre life. Rumor travelled in Asia and Australia over the years and now is being translated in Italian and French for the European public.Cinzia moved to Melbourne in 2008 where she learned more about projects with people with disabilities and people with Alzheimers and organized several important projects in the community including some exchange programs between Australia and Italy.

She has since moved to Lyon, France where she founded "Théâtre de la Cour" in 2013 reaching children in schools and senior citizens of the community.

In 2014, Cinzia and Sabera Shaik have been working together on the performance "The Dream Dance" coproduced by Théâtre de la Cour and Masakini Theatre and under the direction of Else Marie Laukvik.

The Dream Dance has been presented in Kuala Lumpur in August 2014.

Sabera Shaik
Considered one of the most versatile actresses in the country, Shaik now specialises in solo perfromances, her latest being Lady Swettenham directed by Tage Larsen of the Odin teatret, Denmark and a two ender with Cinzia Ciaramicoli called The Dream Dance directed by Else Marie Laukvik. She has performed her solo works widely to great critical acclaim in London, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, Delhi and Mumbai.Shaik holds a Masters Degree in Theatre Arts and has been in the theatre industry for more than 35 years. She constantly updates herself with the latest in the industry and has made visits to Denmark, Austria, Germany and Russia just as recent as 2011 and 2012.

She has undergone workshops at Odin Teatret, has worked as Assistant Diector to Roberta Carreri, acted in Medea directed by Eugenio Barba and was recently in Odin (October 2012) undergoing a workshop on editing a performance under the direction of Eugenio Barba .

She is the founder and Artistic Director of Masakini Theatre Company which she founded in 2003 after having worked in various capacities with various theatre companies in Kuala Lumpur. Masakini Theatre Company is currently the only company doing shadow theatre, to much critical acclaim as well.