Joke Muyiwa Fadirepo

Joke Muyiwa Fadirepo

Joke Muyiwa Fadirepo is an accomplished theatre artist, a veteran actress whose exploits in professional acting spans over three decades. From the Unibadan Theatre Company in 1980 to the Obafemi Awolowo University Theatre Company, she has cut her teeth in various, qualitative engagements at home in Nigeria and abroad in Europe with various professional troupes, notable among them, the KAKAKI under the leadership of Ben Tomoloju and Mathias Gerht under the aegis of Goethe institute, the national troupe at the national commonwealth festival in 1984.

Joke is a current face in notable soap operas on television; superstory, Kamson and Neighbours, Tendencies, Edge of Paradise among others. She is also a popular face in the Nollywood Yoruba.

This theatre guru has attended many conferences with contributions in journal articles to her credit. She was a former Head of the Department of the Performing Arts; Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye where she is currently a lecturer.