Katho is a musician, composer, poet, actor, director and founding member of Teater Awal. and continues to direct and perform with the group. He’s committed to various groups such as Laskar Panggung where he offers composes music for productions that are written by Yusef Muldiana. He is also one of the driving forces behind Kebun Seni (art garden) held in the car park of the Bandung Zoo which is a hub of experimentation, art and music and open to anyone to participate in and share their work with the public. Katho is originally form Lampung, Sumatra. As an artist, he embodies the trans-cultural nature of DarahRouge having become an exponent in Sundanese music. DarahRouge first worked with Katho on Marat Sade. Since then he has worked with the group on Menjahit Marat Sade and participated in the residency with Centre for Australasian Theater. He was born in South Sumatra.