Elikem Kunutsor

University of Cape Town
Centre for Theatre, Dance & Performance Studies

Elikem Kunutsor is a Ghanaian, holds an MA and BA Honours in Dramatic Arts from the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), South Africa. He is currently a PhD candidate with the Centre for Theatre Dance and Performance Studies (CTDPS) in the University of Cape Town (UCT). His research focuses on creating a regenerative African performance making practice based on ancient rituals and indigenous mind-body forms from the Anlo-Ewe community in Ghana, West Africa. His interest is in facilitating the transformative power in performance through a co-creation with natural, cultural and societal phenomenon. He is an arts educator, performer, performance maker, and project leader. He guest teaches and examines for Drama for Life, University of the Witwatersrand. He has lectured Movement Studies for Wits School of Arts, taught Performance Studies and Design in the Theatre Arts Department, University of Ghana, and was Head of the Creative Arts Department, Tema International School. His creative arts somatic education work is found in Ghana, South Africa and Germany