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 - All The Things (Arts Ed), Fragments Of A Complicated Mind (Theatre 503) and Scalped (Without Walls National Tour). Movement Direction - 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 (The Bush), 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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AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Eclipse Award Winner Summerhall Edinburgh Fringe
ACE G4G recipient LUDLA [Initiative.dkf]
ACE G4A recipient Fragments Of A Complicated Mind
ACE G4A recipient FOACM
WW Consortium Commission grant - Initiative.dkf - Scalped Tour
FOACM selected for Perception Festival
ACE G4A recipient Melanin Box Festival [Initiative.dkf]
GDIF Consortium Blueprint: Without Walls R&D Grant - Initiative.dkf - Scalped
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'