Rummana Yamanie (b.1989, Jakarta, Indonesia) is a Jakarta/Bandung-based multidisciplinary artist. She graduated from Lasalle College of The Arts Singapore BA Acting Program.
She was trained in both Western and Eastern actor methodology (e.g Suzuki, Stanislavski, Meisner, Viewpoints). She continues her training periodically in SITI Company New York.
Her works predominantly focused in performance, both stage and film. She constantly collaborates with community-based artists such as Drupadi.ID, Jakarta Players, Teater Asa, etc., as well as individual creative practitioners. She also has been creating a conceptual performance work in the form of visual practice. In 2018, she was selected as one of the artist in Dia.Lo.Gue Exi(s)t Program, with FX Harsono as her mentor. Rummana is determined to enrich theatre and contemporary movement in Indonesia to be more diverse, truthful, and morally educating.
But art is not technology; it is useless but vital. It is through the art that we communicate what it feels like to be alive
-Anthony Gormley, visual artist