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 MOJISOLA ADEBAYO / Image: Mohammed Ali and Me / Photographer: Debbie Vannozzi

MOJISOLA ADEBAYO

Interdisciplinary|New writing|Physical/visual theatre

SIZE OF COMPANY
Varies

SCALE OF VENUE
Small to large

PERMANENT STAFF
Performer, Writer, Producer
Mojisola Adebayo

ARTISTIC POLICY
Mojisola Adebayo collaborates with international artists from various disciplines to create accessible, inclusive, multi-sensory, and physical storytelling theatre performances and workshops, arising from new writing and expressed within a broadly African aesthetic. All of her work is concerned with power, identity, and change.

REVIEW EXTRACTS
She’s as supple and subtle as a whole ensemble.
Time Out, Critic’s Choice
Virtuosic storytelling...delivered with real theatrical grace
Total Theatre

CURRENT PRODUCTIONS
Moj of the Antarctic: An African Odyssey
A play inspired by the true story of a race and gender cross dressed run away African American slave woman. With original music, movement, poetry and visuals shot on location on Antarctica.
1 hour 15 minutes, 1 performer plus 2 technicians.
Muhammad Ali and Me
A play which follows the parallel lives of a Black girl child growing up in a London children’s home in the 1970s, and her hero, Muhammad Ali. With poetry, singing, magic, fully integrated British Sign Language and rare original fight footage.
2 hours with interval, 3 performers plus 2 technicians.

FUTURE PRODUCTIONS
Matt Henson: North Star
The second in Mojisola Adebayo’s series of polar productions. This is the story of the first man at the North Pole, a Black man. A tale of betrayal exploring climate change.

WRAP-AROUND
Mojisola Adebayo offers workshops on themes raised by the shows and the methods in their creation, lectures, discussions and play readings

RECENT INTERNATIONAL WORK
2008
South Africa, Malawi, Mauritius and Botswana: Moj of the Antarctic: An African Odyssey

TOURING AVAILABILITY
Productions available for touring. Please contact for details.