Favourite Quotes

Life:

*Every man dies. Not every man really lives.

*It is not length of life, but depth of life.

*Life is a series of collisions with the future; it is not the sum of what we have been, but what we yearn to be.

*When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, "I used everything you gave me.

Friendship:

*A friend is one who knows you and loves you just the same.

*A single rose can be my garden... a single friend, my world.

*Be courteous to all, but intimate with few, and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.

*Friendship is a single soul dwelling in two bodies.

*The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

Stage Acts History

1. With Adimula Yoruba traveling Theatre Oct. to Dec. 1979, touring secondary schools through Oyo State as a trainee actor.

2. With Professor Bode Sowande’s “Odu Themes” as a replacement minor player in October 1979 and a major player in the lead role of “Jolomitutu”, in the published play “Farewell To Babylon” Dec 1979 to Jan 1980

  • Played lead character “Tayo Ajao” with Sam Loco Efe, Jumoke Fashola, Toun Oni and Kunle Famoriyo in Wale Ogunyemi’s “The Divorce” at the National Arts Theatre – Aug. to Sept. 1980. Uni-Ibadan Theater, Trenchard Hall Ibadan and The Oduduwa Hall Uni-Ife
  • Played “Sikira” in “Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again” Nov. – Dec. 1980 at Oduduwa Hall Ife, Trechard Hall Ibadan, Univerity Of Ilorin Kwara State and Ibadan Polytechnic.
  • Played the Heroine with Yomi Layinka in Obi Egbuna’s Romantic Political Satire “The Wind Of Change” – Feb. 1981 at Uni-Ibadan theatre and Ibadan Polytechnic.
  • Played with Yomi Layinka, Jumoke Fashola, Toun Oni and Joke Muyiwa in Professor Femi Osofisan’s political satire “A Restless Run Of Locusts” – April to June 1981 in the heroine role with Jumoke Fashola as a double cast.
  • Played as Moji in the premiere production at the National Arts Theatre and the Uni-Ife Amphi Theatre in Professor Wole Shoyinka’s “Camwood on the leaves” directed by Kongi with Jimi Solanke and Late Iyabo Jankande – Feb. 7th to 14th and Mar. 1982 whilst a student of acting and speech at the Dramatic Arts Department, University Of Ife. Performed in several departmental plays from 1981 to 1983.
  • Played “King Omajuwa the 9th” in the premiere production of Fred Agbeyegbe’s “The King Must Dance Naked” directed by Jide Ogungbade at The National Arts Theatre – Aug. 23rd to 30th 1983, giving a widely acclaimed performance after two months of intensive rehearsals, daily breaking her voice against the ocean waves at 5am to achieve the husky voice of a 30 yr old man when she was yet to be nineteen. Got criticized by Dr Ola Balogun as being too young for the role and stripped to her underwear. Jab Adu praised her energy and the power of her voice.
  • Played “Madam” in Professor Femi Osofisan’s political play “Mid night Hotel” in an Ayo Oluwasanmi production, early in 1985 at The National Arts Theatre in a three day performance with Ayo Mogaji.
  • Played three males and one female role simultaneously in the collective artistes production of Biyi Bandele’s British adaptation of Chinua Achebe’s “Things fall apart” at the London International Festival of Theater (LIFT) directed by Chuck Nike, performed at the West Yorkshire Playhouse Leeds and the Royal Court Theatre London’s West End – Apr. to Jun. 1997.

4. Played “Yemoja” at the highest point of her stage career in Dr Ahmed Yerima’s mythical African goddess based play “Yemoja”, performed at The National Arts Theater – Oct. 1 2001, On a twelve states tour of Mexico for the Cervantino International Festival of Theater – 2001 and at The Republique Du Benin – 2002 (A National Troupe Production) which won gold for Nigeria.

5. Idemiti (A national Troupe Production) – Jul. to Aug. 2006

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