"She is an artist!"
Tiwalade Ibirogba Olulode is a British born Nigerian actress and playwright.
Tiwalade got her first taste on the stage aged 3 at ballet classes. Since then she has trained in contemporary and hip hop then went to start her very own dance troupe at 16, whilst attending the Northampton School for Girls(a specialist music school).
Deriving so much pleasure from taking part in school productions, she joined the Royal&Derngate
Drama Group in Northampton,then went on to join The Company
which led to her performing at The National, in London.
In 2013, Tiwalade was accepted at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York, graduating in April 2015. It is here that she was inspired to write and finish her first play "RUSH" that focuses on four characters, exploring mental illness and the effects on young people today.
She then went to Lagos, Nigeria where she had the opportunity to work on different projects; her play titled 'E-VER-RY-DAY'was taken on by Oxzygen Koncepts, a theatre company located in Freedom Park.
She also had the opportunity to work on TV and film. Starring in a short film titled 'Tram 83', directed by Ifeoma Fafunwa and popular TV shows such as 'Highlites with IK' and 'FACE OFF'.
On returning to the UK, she recently got taken on to the National Youth Theatre and is excited to live in London, whilst continuing to build and develop her craft.