WHO ARE KHUDELA?
Khudéla is a Berlin based company who offer creative projects and services to various organisations including schools, higher level institutions, youth groups and individuals not only in Germany but throughout Europe as part of EU funded projects.
WHAT DO WE DO?
Khudéla primarily create Audiobooks and Shadow Puppet films with the exception of adapting existing productions on the request of a clients instruction.
Nadine Rahimtoola is a multifaceted artist with roots in The Netherlands, India and England and a co-founder of Khudéla. In 2004 she trained in London as a teacher of dramatic arts and as a performer at The School of Physical Theatre London. In 2007 she moved to Berlin and completed her training at the Atelier für physisches Theater (Apt-Comica). Her past and present collaborations have been with the Staatsoper Unter der Linden, Ballhaus Naunystrasse and Wannsee Forum among others, as a director, writer, pedagogue, puppet maker/performer, mask maker/performer and costume design. In June 2019, Nadine opened LAMDA Centre Berlin (or LCB), a private center that trains learners of all ages in Speech and Drama exams and and qualifications, using the curriculum from the accredited and internationally recognised LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts). In addition, Nadine is a Relaxation Therapist specialising in Autogenic Training (AT) and Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR), and an Art Therapist.
Ken Burke is a self taught musician/composer/film maker/music producer and more. He was born in Dublin, Ireland and as a musician he established an organisation called Fusebox in the mid-90's. The aim of Fusebox was to provide various services for independent musicians. These services included Recording and Rehearsal facilities as well as design, marketing and administration.
Branching out into music facilitation Ken delivered workshops in schools and Youth groups throughout Ireland offering songwriting workshops. Between 1999 and 2005 Ken wrote over 200 songs and made over 100 music videos as part of the workshop programme.
Ken spent some time as a performer in Austria before locating to Berlin in 2008.
In 2009 he co-founded Khudela with Nadine Rahimtoola.