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Gbolahan was the Genesis Fellow at the Young Vic Theatre in 2016, and is under commission to Eclipse Theatre Company.

Theatre includes: How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn’t Work (Unicorn Theatre);  Pigeon English (Bristol Old Vic / Edinburgh Festival); Mad About The Boy (Edinburgh Festival and UK tour).

He was one of the six writers and the only British writer on Rufus Norris’ Feast, commissioned by the Royal Court and The Young Vic for their World Stages London which was produced by The Young Vic, he also directed four plays as part of The Bush Theatre’s epic 66 BOOKS project which ran at the Bush and Westminster Abbey.

Directing credits include We Are Proud To Present… (Bush Theatre); SUS (Young Vic and UK tour - Jerwood Award for directing) and he was Director in Residence at the National Theatre Studio and resident director for the Fela! (National Theatre).

Associate Director credits include: The Way of The World, Julius Caesar (RSC).


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