Tobore Dafiaga

Tobore Dafiaga

Actress, Writer, DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Tobore Dafiaga

Tobore Dafiaga

Actress, Writer, DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A multi-hyphenate with a strong passion for the arts. Acting/Writing/Film/Theatre/Experimental Art/Curation
  • Nansica's Liberty
    Nansica's LibertyA play that fictionalises the story of the all female African amazonian warrior and explores the pertinent issue of sexual harassment.
  • Hope And Her Two Daughters
    Hope And Her Two DaughtersHope And Her Two Daughters is an experimental exhibition that features a contemporary dance and poetry short film exploring the question “What next?” following the racial unrest of 2020. It has been carried out in collaboration with the Hackney Historic Buildings Trust (HHBT) as part of their Digital Access residency, through which Director & Writer, Tobore S Dafiaga was chosen as one of the Artists to create a project which uses the local history, heritage and architecture of the Grade II liste
  • Stage shots from the play 'Weathered Estates'
    Stage shots from the play 'Weathered Estates'Assistant Director for the play 'Weathered Estates' by Zodwa Nyoni, commissioned by the Roaring Girls, as part of Hull City Of Culture's 2017 line up.
Projects credited in
  • Hope and her 2 Daughters
    Hope and her 2 DaughtersA beautiful short film styled by me!
  • Nansica's Liberty Production
    Nansica's Liberty ProductionThe production looks at the impactful story of the Agooji warriors, who were the all-female army of the Dahomey Kingdom in the 19th century, which is now known as the modern-day Benin Republic. They have been popularised in modern culture as Africa’s very own Amazonians in films such as The Black Panther. They were women who based on their traumatic experiences of the past are no longer accepting the attack on womanhood and taking charge of their freedom and liberty. Based on this compelling h
  • Culture Switch
    Culture SwitchA short experimental documentary about immigration remaining connected to one's culture and heritage. Director: Sarafina Harrison Shakespeare Producer: Sara Batista Production Manager: Varda Agarwal Researcher: Tobore Dafiaga Director of Photography: Sean Mackey Sound Recordist: Luke Munday Editor: Max Burton
Work history
    1st A.DNYFA
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Selected to join the NYFA 2019 cohort. I was the 1st A.D for my team. We produced a short film and obtained industry training.
    Young FilmmakerEncounters Short Film Festival
     - Bristol, United KingdomInternship
    One of the young female directors invited to the Encounters Short Film Festival, to take part in a 3-day artist development training (Director).
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  • Writing
  • Playwriting
  • Screenwriting
  • Performance Poetry
  • Directing Film
  • Directing Theatre
  • Event Planning
  • Administraion
  • Content Coordination
  • Copywriting
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Hull
    United Kingdom
    I am a English literature and Drama Undergraduate student at the University of Hull
    MA ActingArts Educational Schools London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Recent Acting graduate.