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Lola Adodo

Lola Adodo is a performance artist and choreographer of Nigerian parentage.Trained in contemporary dance (Graham techniques) but has since amazed over 10 years of hands on experience in African contemporary dance.Her professional credits include performances with Foot In Hand, Kokuma Dance and collaborative work with Tribal Soul and Utopia Theatre. She manages her own dance theatre company New Dance Scopes (NDS) on a project basis. Her ethos is to create work that pursues excellence, exudes excitement and really resonates with her eclectic experiences and view of things. A mixture of spices makes a tastier soup! NDS creates, performs and teach works that challenges embolden, excites and engages with audiences in both conventional and unconventional venues. Lola was a recipient of the Trailblazer Fellowship in 2008 and used her bursary to develop her knowledge in circus arts skills focusing specifically on acrobatics and static trapeze. She teaches both young people and adult in schools, other educational settings as well as undertakes community outreach work, using her other skills has a postural stability instructor and health and fitness tutor as well.