Debo Oluwatuminu

Debo is a poet, writer, director, facilitator and collaborator, whose plays have been performed around the world, from the Arcola and Soho Theatre, to Israel including in 2007 alongside Conflict Zone Arts Asylum’s Artistic Director, Michael Ronen, a collaboration with writers from Palestine, Pakistan, Kosovo and Israel’s renowned Joshua Sobol, supported by the Jerwood Foundation. The resulting production Closing Time, featured at Soho Theatre, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August 2007. More recently, Debo was the Head Writer, Script Editor and Creative Consultant on Desperate Housewives Africa, writing eight of the episodes for EbonyLife TV adapted from the popular ABC/Disney series. He has three further series in development in Nigeria and his first feature film in pre-production. He is associated with the Institute of the Imagination, Theatre and the Arts (IITA), and the African Theatre Association (AfTA), based at Goldsmiths College, London.