A professional theatre outfit which grew out of a deep and genuine concern to employ the fullness of the arts as a social force. One of the aims and objectives of this group is to use its medium, in alliance with organizations committed to a better society, to forge a better tomorrow.
Who We Are
AROJAH ROYAL THEATRE
Arojah Royal Theatre is a professional theatre outfit which grew out of a deep and genuine concern to employ the fullness of the theatre as a social force. It has a crop of 35 actors, actresses, dancers, singers and instrumentalists categorized as Resident Artistes and Arstistes in Resident. AROJAH ROYAL THEATRE, a member of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP) and the National Council for Arts & Culture, have a rich repertory of African and contemporary dances, plays and campaign dramas. One of the aim and objectives of the formation of this group is to use our medium, in alliance with organizations committed to a better society, to forge a better tomorrow for our world.
Arojah Royal Theatre seeks to produce theatre of the highest standard that consistently illuminates, entertains and challenges. It is committed to the engagement between the imagination of its production and its audiences and the development of the theatrical form.
Since transmitting from JESAD ROYAL THEATRE to AROJAH ROYAL THEATRE in 2009 and commencing real time professional theatre production, in addition to commissioned projects, bespoke drama and such other projects, the outfit pulled off four major productions between November 2010 and December 2011. Some of which includes:
i. The Killing Swamp
In November 2010, the troupe produced Adinoyi Onukaba Ojo’s THE KILLING SWAMP, directed by Chidi Ukwu and assisted by Jerry Adesewo.
ii. We Only Went in Search of Happiness
The 2011 Black History month was celebrated with the production of Ben Tomoloju’s WE ONLY WENT IN SEARCH OF HAPPINESS directed by Adesewo Fayaman Bay and Jerry Adesewo. That production runs for two days at the French Cultural Centre in Abuja on February 18th & 19th 2011.
iii. Dance on his Grave
A month later, the troupe turned to Dr. Barclay Ayakoroma’s DANCE ON HIS GRAVE for the celebration of International Theatre Day 2011. Directed by Jubilee Ahmed and Seun Odukoya.