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DK Fashola

For the National:

DK Fashola is an interdisciplinary artist working across stage, film and entertainment.


For the National Theatre: The Hot Wing King

As writer and director: Is Dat U Yh? at Brixton House; Fragments of a Complicated Mind at Theatre503; and Scalped on UK tour

As movement director: Much Ado About Nothing for the RSC (also as actor); The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Heart at the Royal Exchange, Manchester; We Could All Be Perfect at Sheffield Theatres; Wolf, Duck, Mouse at the Unicorn; Lava at the Bush; Othello at Royal & Derngate (NYTRep); 846 Live for Theatre Royal Stratford; Little Baby Jesus at the Orange Tree; and Hotel Cerise at Stratford East;

As actor: One Drop for Ice Hot Nordic Dance; Bootycandy at the Gate (Offie nomination for Best Ensemble); Ile La Wa at Stratford Circus; and Muscovado for Burnt Out Theatre on UK tour


Birds and Bees for Theatre Centre (as movement director) and short films, LUDALA and Vol. 1 (both as writer, director and choreographer)

Other projects

music video choreography for DJ Spinall, Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Tiwa Savage and Flavour N’abania for One Africa Fest at Wembley Arena; and twerk artist for Big Freedia


Bootycandy at the Gate – Offie nomination for Best Ensemble


DK Fashola is the founder of Initiative.dkf, the recipients of 2024 Studio Wayne McGregor – Resident 6 Artist, 2021 Eclipse Award Winners, 2021 Albany Theatre Artists of Change and 2020 Tamasha Associates.


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(Published July 2024)