Jemek Supardi, born in Pakem, Sleman regency, Yogyakarta, March 14, 1953. Background in secondary education and only three months to taste School Art Programs Arts Indonesia (SMSRI). At first he pursue theater and had joined in a number of theater groups, such as the Natural Theatre, Theatre and Puppet Theatre Dinasty. Because he had difficulty in memorizing the script, he eventually pursue berekspresinya pantomime as channeling desire.
Pantomime skills he gained himself a self-taught. Creating art in motion language based on imagination. No figures were given to him pantomin science. He just diligently watch the pantomime performances from overseas gig in Yogykarta, including mpu French mime, Marcel Marceau, who he admires.