DAMILOLA K FASHOLA

RECENT WORK INCLUDES

BIRDS & BEES THEATRE CENTRE

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BRIT AWARDS STORMZY

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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.

Recent work includes Little Baby Jesus (Orange Tree Theatre - Mvmt Consultant) and  Scalped ‘19 (National Tour) Creator and Mvmt Director. Actress - Mami Wata - WIP (The Bush) and Ilé La Wà (Stratford Circus). Playwright credits include Theatre 503, Perception Festival ‘18 and RADA Festival ‘15. She is Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf (Creators of Melanin Box Festival and Tamasha Associate artists ‘19-20), a Royal Court Young Writers Program Alumnus (‘12/13) and 30 Nigeria House Award Winning Artist with Theatre Royal Stratford East. 

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

poetic.

witty. 

multi-layered.

unexpected.

 
 

events + classes

acting + showreels

music videos.

mvmnt creations.

dancer

choreographer

facilitator

mvmnt director

mvmnt explorer

Recent work includes Birds + Bees, Stormzy Brit Awards, Scalped (Uk Tour).

 

Twerk Festivals & Workshops - CEO of DKDFit, find out more: HERE. 

 

As the Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf she has curated many movement projects including: Whine N CotchAfrifusion Intensive & Intensive Crew.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

2019

ACE G4A recipient FOACM

WW Consortium Commission grant - Initiative.dkf - Scalped Tour

2018

FOACM selected for Perception Festival

ACE G4A recipient Melanin Box Festival

GDIF Consortium Blueprint: Without Walls R&D Grant - Initiative.dkf - Scalped

2017

Black British Entertainment: Spoken Word Nominee

Talawa Make Sustained Artist [Initiative.dkf]

The Q debuts at VAULT Festival

 

2015

Curator of Melanin Box Festival [Independant]

Zarascasket Selected for RADA Festival

Zarascasket - New Heritage Theatre: Scratch Nights Winner 2014 

Royal Court Theatre’s Young Writers Programme 2012/13

Theatre Royal Stratford East 30 Nigeria House Award Winner 2012