Lola Adodo is a performance artist, choreographer, and health and fitness tutor of Nigerian parentage. She is based in Birmingham and has been working in this field for over 10 years. Her professional credits include performances with Sakoba Dance, Kokuma Dance Theatre, Foot In Hand, and collaborative work with Tribal Soul and Utopia Theatre. She manages her own dance theatre company New Dance Scopes (NDS) on project basis. Her ethos is to create work that pursues excellence, exudes excitement and really resonates with her eclectic experiences and view of things – A mixture of spices makes a tastier soup! NDS creates, performs and teach works that challenges embolden, excites and engages with audiences in both conventional and unconventional venues.
Lola teaches to both young people and adult in schools, other educational settings as well as undertakes community outreach work; also using her other skills has a postural stability instructor. Lola was a recipient of the Trailblazer fellowship in 2008. She used her bursary to develop her knowledge in circus arts skills focusing specifically on acrobatics and static trapeze. She is also a qualified postural stability instructor.