Founded in 2001, ZU-UK is an established award winning independent theatre and digital arts company based in Newham with links to Brazil and beyond. Driven by an artistic partnership between Jorge Lopes Ramos and Persis Jadé Maravala, ZU-UK aim to make transformational and unforgettable immersive art for the curious. In 2014 they received the Rio De Janeiro Culture Award for contributions to socially engaged innovations in the arts.

‘this anarchic theatrical explosion will keep you thinking well past the dawn.’  // THE TELEGRAPH

For more information visit zu-uk.com





Big Feast began working with ZU-UK in 2016 to support their fundraising activities. Since then, we have worked with ZU-UK to:

  • secure over £138K in grants
  • develop an ambitious 5 year artistic strategy