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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 - All The Things (Arts Ed), Fragments Of A Complicated Mind (Theatre 503) and Scalped (Without Walls National Tour). Movement Direction - 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 (Music Video): Dis Love (Wizkid), Rushing (Alicai Harley), Olorun mi (Tiwa Savage), Don’t Bother Me (Shakka), Pour Me Water (Mr Eazi, Official Dance Video)

 

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

Movement Director (freelance) - See BELOW for previous projects 

 

DKDanceFit Community, Dance, Wellbeing 

Twerk Festivals & Workshops - More Info: HERE 

 

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

Whine N CotchAfrifusion Intensive & Intensive Crew.

Recently.....

Director, Creator, | Vol.1 | Edinburgh Fringe, ON DEMAND 21 BOOK

Director, CO-Creator, | Ludala | Edinburgh Fringe, ON DEMAND 21 BOOK

Producer, 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'

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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