actress. theatre maker. playwright. poet. movement director. dancer. facilitator.
Fashola is a multidisciplinary artist who specialises in multi-form storytelling; fusing movement, witty dialogue & poetic multi-layered text in unexpected ways.
Director & Writer - Ludala and Vol,1 Film collections (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, On Demand), All The Things (Arts Ed), Fragments Of A Complicated Mind (Theatre 503) and Scalped (Without Walls National Tour). Movement Direction - The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (Royal Exchange Manchester), Lava (Bush Theatre), Othello (NYTRep 21), Birds & Bees (Theatre Centre), 846Live (TRSE), Little Baby Jesus (Orange Tree Theatre - Mvmt Consultant), and Essence Exhibition (Mr Eazi Culture Fest) Actress- Nadia’s Gift Film (Jack Studio Theatre), Mami Wata - WIP (Bush Theatre), Ilé La Wà (Stratford Circus) and Muscovado (Burnt Out Theatre Tour). Choreography includes Music Videos for Internationally acclaimed artists Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage.
She is Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf - creators of Melanin Box Festival, Albany Theatre’s 2021 Artists of change, Tamasha Associate artists (‘19-20) and Talawa Make: Sustain Artists (17)
'If I sound into the night will you catch my screams, lay them on your walls and paint me saved?
As the Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf DK has curated many movement platforms, projects and development opportunities including:
DKDanceFit | Community
Twerk Festivals & Workshops - More Info: HERE
See "recently" for information for freelance Movement Director projects
Actress & Mvmt Dir | Much Ado About Nothing | Royal Shakespeare Company | Feb 22
Mvmt Dir | The Undoing Of Prudencia Hart | Royal Exchange Theatre | Nov 21
Mvmt Dir | Eve and Cain | R&D | Gateaway Arts | Oct 21
Director, Writer | Is Dat U Yh? | Initiative.dkf | GDIFest | Sept 21
Director, Creator, | Vol.1 | Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ON DEMAND 21
Director, CO-Creator, | Ludala | Edinburgh Fringe Festival, ON DEMAND 21
Curator, Facilitator | Twerk Fiesta - Deptford Lounge - AOC, Albany Theatre, July 21
Mvmt Dir. | LAVA - Bush Theatre - Anthony Simpson-Pike - July 21'
Director, Writer | All The Things, Arts Ed - June 21'
Mvmt Dir. | Othello - NYTRep Tour - Miranda Cromwell - 2021'
Mvmt Dir. | Birds & Bees (Film) - Theatre Centre - Rob Watt - Sept 20'
Actress | Nadia's Gift - Jack Studio Theatre - Sept 20'
Mvmt Dir. | 846Live - Theatre Royal Stratford East + GDIF - Matthew Xia - Sept 20'
Dancer, Casting | Big Freedia, Bounce Legend 'Queen Diva' @ Mardi Gras - March 20'
Dancer | Stormzy + Burna Boy, Brit Awards - Live Televison - Feb 20'
Actress, Director, Writer | Fragments Of A Complicated Mind | Theatre 503 - Feb 20'
Mvmt Dir. | Little Baby Jesus - Orange Tree Theatre - Tristan Fynn-Aiduenu - Oct 19'
Director, Writer | SCALPED | Without Walls Consortium - National Tour - 2019'
Actress, Co-Mvmt Dir. | Mami Wata (WIP) - Bush Theatre - Angela E Michaels - Mar 19'
Albany Theatre - Artists Of Change [Initiative.dkf]
Soho Theatre Writers Programme 20/21'
ACE G4G recipient Vol.1 [DKDanceFit]
ACE G4G recipient LUDLA [Initiative.dkf]
Eclipse Award Winner Summerhall Edinburgh Fringe [Initiative.dkf]
ACE G4A recipient FOACM [Initiative.dkf]
ACE G4A recipient FOACM R&D [Initiative.dkf]
WW Consortium Commission grant - Scalped Tour [Initiative.dkf]
FOACM selected for Perception Festival
ACE G4A recipient Melanin Box Festival [Initiative.dkf]
GDIF Consortium Blueprint: Without Walls R&D Grant:
Black British Entertainment: Spoken Word Nominee
Talawa Make Sustained Artist [Initiative.dkf]
The Q debuts at VAULT Festival
2015 & Prior
Curator of Melanin Box Festival [Independent]
Zarascasket Selected for RADA Festival
Zarascasket - New Heritage Theatre: Scratch Nights Winner 14'
Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme 12/13'
Theatre Royal Stratford East 30 Nigeria House Award Winner 12'
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