Tobi Kyeremateng

Producer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Tobi Kyeremateng is a multi award-winning Cultural Producer with 9 years’ experience in performance, festivals and film. Recent credits include: The Future Is Near (Tate Modern), J’Ouvert (Theatre503), BABYLON Festival (Bush Theatre), AFRO-CITY Festival (Roundhouse), Pagans (Old Vic Theatre). Film credits include: ‘Wishbone’ (NOWNESS) and ‘Secret Life of Gs’ by Caleb Femi, and ‘Roots For A Crown’ (NOWNESS, 180 The Strand: Prada Mode) by Julianknxx. In 2011, Tobi joined Ovalhouse Theatre as Young Associate Producer. In 2013, she became Apprentice Producer at Battersea Arts Centre and was promoted to Junior Producer in 2016 before joining Apples and Snakes as a Producer. Tobi was selected out of 1400 applicants on a year-long attachment to the Old Vic Theatre as part of the Old Vic 12 Programme, and in 2017 was part of the Runner Up team for the JMK 2017 Award with debbie tucker green’s ‘random’. Tobi has worked with organisations such as: AFROPUNK, Brainchild Festival, gal-dem, Goldsmiths University, National Theatre, Nike, Oxford University and Samsung, and has won several awards including: ‘Inspiration of the Year’ (Stylist Magazine’s inaugural Remarkable Women Awards 2019), ‘Best Producer’ (inaugural Black British Theatre Awards 2019), the ‘Arts & Culture’ Award (Women Of The Future Awards 2019) and ‘Special Award: Producer’ (Off West-End Theatre Awards 2020). She has received recognition from The Mayor of London as part of the Hidden Credits campaign and is one of 25 civic leaders selected as part of the first Civic Futures Initiative by Koreo, Dark Matter Labs and The Young Foundation, in partnership with the Greater London Authority. Tobi is a Senior Artistic Associate at Bush Theatre and Trustee for Peckham Platform and Diversity School Initiative. Tobi is the founder of award-winning initiative Black Ticket Project, and is currently writing her debut non-fiction book, ‘THEATRE SH*T’, to be published by Jacaranda Books in 2021.

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Skills

  • Project Management
  • Audience Development
  • Events Production
  • Events Programming
  • Theatre Production
  • Film Producing
  • Festival Production
  • Artist Development
  • Consultancy
  • Public Speaking

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • TATE

    TATE

    • Arts and Culture
  • Battersea Arts Centre

    Battersea Arts Centre

    • Arts and Culture
  • Bush Theatre

    Bush Theatre

    • Performing Arts
  • Apples and Snakes

    Apples and Snakes

    • Arts and Culture

Work history

Currently

Creative Civic Producer

ovalhouse theatre

Aug 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working to build relationships with Brixton communities during Ovalhouse's transition from Oval to Brixton. This includes project managing 'Let's Build!' - a programme for 9-11 year old's from 4 local primary schools, working with architects MATT+FIONA to develop and build a temporary performance space on Somerleyton Road.

Currently

Senior Artistic Associate

Bush Theatre

Jul 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2019

Project Manager

TATE

Aug 2019 - Dec 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Project Manager for 'The Future is Near' Tate Collective event at Tate Modern.

2018

Blog Producer

tiata fahodzi

Dec 2017 - Jun 2018
  • Watford, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2019

Executive Producer (Up Next)

Bush Theatre

Jun 2017 - Mar 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2017

Producer (Old Vic 12)

The Old Vic Theatre

Dec 2016 - Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2018

Programme Coordinator

Brainchild Festival

Dec 2016 - Aug 2018
  • Harvey's Ln, Ringmer, Lewes BN8 5AF, UK
  • Freelance

2019

Dec 2016 - Aug 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2016

Venue Assistant

Bestival

Sep 2016 - Sep 2016
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2016

Artist Liaison Assistant

Block9

Jun 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Glastonbury, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2016

Junior Producer

Battersea Arts Centre

Mar 2016 - Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2016

Apprentice Producer

Battersea Arts Centre

Sep 2013 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

2013

Young Associate

ovalhouse theatre

Sep 2012 - Jul 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

Awards

2020

Special Award: Producer

Off-West End Awards

  • Won 'Special Award: Producer' at the 10th anniversary of the Off-West End Awards.

2019

Inspiration of the Year

Stylist Magazine

  • Won 'Inspiration of the Year' at Stylist Magazine's inaugural Remarkable Women Awards.

2019

  • Won 'Best Producer' for BABYLON Festival (Bush Theatre) at the inaugural Black British Theatre Awards.

2019

  • Won the 'Arts and Culture' Award at the Women of the Future Awards 2019.