Tosin Jobi-Tume is a Nigerian playwright, director, choreographer, actor, dancer, singer, and a theatre scholar with experience spanning fifteen years. She is presently on a PhD programme at the Performing Arts department of University of Ilorin, Nigeria, while she teaches in the Theatre and Media Arts Department of Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. Her play titled Sweet Poison was among the selected scripts for the 2015 ASSITEJ SA New Writing for Young Audiences in Africa programme, which was run in partnership with The Kennedy Centre’s New Visions New Voices project in Washington D.C, United States, and The Soweto Theatre in Guateng, South Africa. The play was performed at the ASSITEJ SA African Youth Theatre and Dance Festival held at the Artscape Theatre, Cape Town. She has also written several published and unpublished plays and dance libretti. Her other works include The Pact (2013), Tribal Marks (2014), Mojogbayi (2015), Gimbiya, The Future is Now, Iyefemigha, Arodan and Roll Out the Drums.
AHSCE KH meets Dr Tosin Tume (Lagos, Nigeria)