Nigerian Storytelling Workshop

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 New World Nigeria/Nigeria House Present:

Enjoy traditional African stories narrated by Toyin Oshinaike for children 5 – 11 years. Part of Kids Week 2012.

Toyin Oshinaike

An actor and theatre director trained on the job. He started professional acting on the Nigerian stage in 1991. He is an awardee of the National association of Nigerian theatre arts practitioners (NANTAP) for outstanding contribution to the development of theatre arts in Nigeria (1995).

Some of his several theatre credits include;  Eleshin Oba in Wole Soyinka’s Death and The Kings Horseman, Satala in Phillip Begho’s Daniel , Dozie in Horse on my Back, Bosange in Femi Osofisan’s Andorra Goes Kinshasa, Obierika in Biyi Bandele’s adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart, Alaka in Ola Rotimi’s The Gods Not To Blame, Mbogeni in Athol Fugard’s Woza Albert, Baroka in Wole Soyinka’s The Lion And The Jewel, (UK tour 2005; Produced by Young Vic/British International Theatre Extravaganza BITE); Narrator in Ojo Bakare’s The Voyage (UK and France launch of the Nigerian Ministry of Information’s Heart of Africa Project -written & directed by Ojo Bakare: 2006/2007); Daps in Home Sweet Home, Funso Fowolu in Femi Osofisan’s Yeepa! Solarin N’Bo

Elemude in Femi Osofisan’s The Engagment (directed by Segun Ojewuyi, produced by National Troupe of Nigeria, Tel Aviv, Israel 2011).

Tickets

£5 per child, Accompanying adults free

Call 0208 5340310 or email tickets@stratfordeast.com

Time

Duration 2 hours (11am – 1pm)

Additional Information

Suitable for children 8 – 13 years All children must be accompanied by an adult

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