Deasylina Da Ary

Born in Pacitan, East Java in 1981. Learned to dance since she was just five years old, in the studio of her father, Pradapa Loka Bhakti. She learns to dance in a formal education at the Department of Dramatic Arts, Dance and Music, Faculty of Language and Arts, Surabaya State University. During a student UNESA, involved in a variety of cultural events, also served as Chairman of the Dance Activity Unit for two terms (2000-2002). After completing her Bachelors, she continues studying at post-graduate programs in Indonesia Arts Institute Surakarta, and earned a Master of Arts in 2007.

She also attended workshops by Lin Hwai Min in 2007. Since 2008, she teaches dance at Semarang State University, Faculty of Education, Department of Elementary School Teacher Education. Currently, she takes a doctoral program in Indonesia Arts Institute Surakarta. Her works were performed at various festivals locally, nationally, and internationally among others Ruuung Sarung (winner of Parade Tari Nusantara 2005), Lekoh (staged in the Indonesian Dance Festival (IDF) at Graha Bhakti Budaya Taman Ismail Marzuki 2006), Pasar Krempyeng, Rumah Pintar, Kidung Beber.

Involved in Opera Diponegoro by Sardono W Kusumo 2008 & 2012, Kembang Ati (Duet Dance – Work with Agung Gunawan in Melaka Art & Performance Festival Malaysia 2012 and Tong-Tong Festival Netherland 2013, Pangkur (Duet Dance – Work with Agung Gunawan in Melaka Art & Performance Festival Malaysia 2013), Mimpi (Duet Dance – work with Agung Gunawan in Tong-Tong Festival Netherland 2015). Her works that gained the recognition of intellectual property rights (HAKI) until now is Ruung Sarung and Surup.