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Meet ISPA's 2018 Global Fellowship Program participant Oluwole Oguntokun!

Oluwole Oguntokun


Artistic Director, Renegade Theatre

Oluwole Oguntokun is Artistic Director of Renegade Theatre, a Performance Arts Company and of the Theatre Republic, a Lagos arts venue he founded in 2016.

In 2013 and 2014 he directed Renegade Theatre productions at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the first and only by an indigenous Nigerian company.

In 2012, he led Renegade Theatre as the only West-African team at the Shakespeare Olympiad in the Globe, London, in performances of “The Winter’s Tale” in Yoruba.

He was consultant to the British Council-Lagos / National Theatre-London in the latter’s production of Wole Soyinka’s Death and The King’s Horseman” in 2009.

Productions he has written and directed include “The Chibok Girls: Our Story”, ”Oshodi Tapa”, “The Waiting Room”, “Prison Chronicles”, “The Tarzan Monologues”, “The Legend of Moremi Ajaasoro” and an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth”.

His productions have been Festival plays in multiple editions of the Lagos Black Heritage Festival, the Muson Festival, the Lagos Theatre Festival, the Lagos Book and Arts Festival and the Eko Theatre Carnival. He has also presented plays at the National Theatre in Ghana and the Ubumuntu Arts Festival in Rwanda.

He is on the board of directors of the Street Project Foundation, a Nigerian charity that aims to create platforms for underprivileged young people seeking access to the creative arts.

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