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🦅Out, damned spot! Out, I say!_._._._._~ Lady Macbeth_._.__sanaabstrakt_art 📸 ._._._._._

DAMILOLA K FASHOLA
RECENT WORK INCLUDES
LAVA BUSH THEATRE 
ALL THE THINGS ARTS ED
8NYTREP TOUR OTHELLO

 
🦅Screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we'll not fail...__._._._~ Lady Macbeth_._

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.

Work includes: 

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)

 
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'If I sound into the night will you catch my screams, lay them on your walls and paint me saved? 
 

poetic.

witty. 

multi-layered.

unexpected.

"I write rhymes for those with crooked hangers for ears.."

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dancer
choreographer
facilitator
mvmnt director
mvmnt explorer

As the Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf DK has curated many movement platforms, projects and development opportunities including:

Whine N CotchAfrifusion Intensive & Intensive Crew

 

DKDanceFit | Community

Twerk Festivals & Workshops - More Info: HERE

See "recently" for information for freelance Movement Director projects

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Recently.....

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, FacilitatorTwerk 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'

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2021

Albany Theatre - Artists Of Change [Initiative.dkf]

Soho Theatre Writers Programme 20/21'

 

2020

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]

2019

ACE G4A recipient FOACM R&D [Initiative.dkf]

WW Consortium Commission grant - Scalped Tour [Initiative.dkf]

2018

FOACM selected for Perception Festival

ACE G4A recipient Melanin Box Festival [Initiative.dkf]

GDIF Consortium Blueprint: Without Walls R&D Grant: 

Scalped [Initiative.dkf]

2017

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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