Bouba Landrille Tchouda was born in 1975 in Douala, Cameroon, and grew up in Grenoble. A French dancer and choreographer of hip hop and contemporary, he runs Compagnie Malka, which he founded in 2001 with Éric Mezino. He has collaborated with artists across a range of aesthetics, including Compagnie Accrorap as a dancer and choreographer, and choreographer Jean-Claude Gallotta, with whom he created the duet SMH; and also, more recently, Cirque Plume and Les Grandes Personnes. He was named a Knight of France’s Order of Arts and Letters in 2015. He has been an associate artist at the Maison de la danse (2016-2017 season) and has created more than 15 pieces.