Ifeoma Fafunwa is a professional Creative Director with over 20 years of creative experience in the United States of America and Nigeria. Her recent work in Nigeria includes a number of Sefi Atta’s plays, Diagnosis at the Lagos Theatre Festival and the very successful premiere of HEAR WORD!
In 2012, Fafunwa directed Nigeria’s cultural submission for the London Olympics and in 2014 she participated in the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT). She is a member of the African Leadership Initiative for West Africa; Global Leadership Initiative and runs a pro-bono acting workshop for young Women.
She was an Associate Director and performer in Longitude, a world first online performance from The Space. Longitude was a live play with actors in three cities on the same longitude line (London, Barcelona and Lagos), focusing on global water shortages. The piece was performed in a Google hangout.
She lives in Lagos, Nigeria and is married with four children