Titilola Dawudu is a writer, editor and mentor. She was the Learning and Participation Manager at Ovalhouse before taking up the post of Programme Manager for Coventry City of Culture. She worked for GMTV and was an Outreach Journalist for Headliners, before supporting the setup of Reaching Higher, a youth charity based in Croydon. She was the Head of Operations and Development and also ran mentoring and arts-based events and programmes. She founded STAGES, an all-girls theatre project. She is a trustee of Theatre Centre.
Titilola is an Associate Writer for Beyond Face and wrote ‘Where’s Abi?’ which was performed at The Theatre Royal in November 2017. In the same year, her play ‘Nafisah’ about child marriage was performed in Abuja, Nigeria, in collaboration with Theatre Royal Arojah. Her monologues have been performed at Soho Theatre, the Bush Theatre, and the Arcola. She is currently commissioned by Theatre Peckham to write a response piece from Malorie Blackman’s ‘Noughts and Crosses’. This will be performed in July 2019. She is a mentor for young women and has been recently won the Women of the Future Awards mentoring category. She has edited a collection of monologues called, ‘Hear Me Now Audition Monologues for Actors of Colour’ in partnership with Tamasha theatre and published by Oberon Books. The second volume will be published next year.
- Mixed Media
- New Writing
- Site Specific
- Young Peoples