writer 

 poet. playwright. culture. 

dkfash   |   damilola k fashola   |   Kadijatu

British born Nigerian Fashola, is a multi-disciplinary artist. With her writing possessing an intrinsic lyricism to it, often leading the audience into unheard narratives in a seamless fusion of movement and often multi-layered dialogue.

 Artistic Director of Initiative.dkf - producers of Melanin Box Festival. Fashola has had over 30 of her shorts/choreopoems performed across London (Silhouettez Theatre).

 

PLAYS – FULL LENGTH

Fragments Of A Complicated Mind | Theatre 503  | 2WK RUN | 2020

Fragments Of A Complicated Mind | Theatre 503  | Best Of The Fest | 2018

Fragments Of A Complicated Mind | Omnibus Theatre | Perception Festival | 2018

The Q | Rehearsed Reading  |   Vault Festival  |  Ayinde Arts x DKF.i   |  2017

Still Barred  |  Rehearsed Reading   |  The Albany | Initiative.dkf  |  2016

Zarascasket  |  Production  |  RADA Festival  | 2015

Zarascasket  | Rehearsed & Development  |  New Heritage Theatre, Initiative.dkf  |  2014

African Jambalaya (Gold)  |  Production Sync London  |  Damwin Ent  |   2013

Communication  |  Production  |  Oxford House Theatre  |  2012

The Love Of A Woman  |  Workshop  |  Post Gallery  |  2011

Exposed |  Production  |  Interchange Trust Studios  |  2010

Reflections Of A Shadow  |  Production  |  Dream Arts (Uth) |  Cockpit Theatre |   2009

                              
 

PLAYS – SHORTS / EXTRACTS

FOACM   |  Melanin Box Festival   | Theatre Peckham |   2018

Christian   |  Scratch At The Jack | Jack Studio |   2018

Overload   |  Engine Room | Omnibus Theatre  |   2018

Scalped (Dance) | Initiative.dkf | The Pool School | 2018

Overload | BERRS | Platform Islington |  2017

Still Barred  |   Melanin Stages | Hackney Showroom  |   2016

Still Barred |   Home Grown Festival |   Battersea Arts Centre   |  2016

Mess Live (Hart series)  | Crowley & Co |  Wenlock & Essex  | 2016

Attachments  | BeUnique  |  Primo Bar |  2016

Zarascasket | Melanin Box Festival  | Bussey Building   2015

Broken Square |   TEDxEuston | Mermaid Theatre   |   2012 

Broken Square  |   30 Nigeria House |   TRSE    |   2012 

Silhouettez In The Dark   Performance venues includeMadame Jojo’s (Soho), Fox Firkin, The Bull Theatre, Hertfordshire University, The Steven Lawrence Centre, The Cockpit Theatre, Babalou Bar, Oval House,South Bank University, Royal Festival Hall and The Royal Court Theatre.

EXHIBITIONS

Riot, BERRS, Platform, 2017 

Essence, BERRS, DK X OVIE, Platform, 2017 

Suffocate, Black, BERRS, OVIE, Platform, 2017                

Essence Ovie x DKF, Mr Eazi 'Culture Fest, Roundhouse, 2017

FILM

R O O T, BERRS, Prod by Initiativedkf, 2017 

[Bones Poem] - I M P R I N T, Prod by Initiativedkf, 2017 

[FBU Poem] - From Behind Us, Prod by Initiativedkf, itsUpshot 50, 2016 

Mess, Overdose, Melody & Kiss Me, Prod by Charged Up Ent, Initiativedkf, 2015 

 OTHER CREDITS 

Curator   |   Melanin Box Festival   |   2015 - Present

Artistic Director   |   Initiative.dkf |   2014-Present

Founder, Theatre Maker, Playwright   |  Silhouettez Theatre   

Actress. Dancer. Creative  |   Spotlight

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