Production notes for "Palm Wine & Stout"
About CLEMENT ONYEKACHUKWU ULE (Percussion & Choreography for Palm Wine & Stout)
Clement is an accomplished Instrumentalist, an Actor, Singer and Dancer. He was born on October 23rd 1976 and he hails from Delta State of Nigeria. Clement is currently the Music Director for Osun Arts Foundation and he has delivered several theatrical projects and workshops for them.
Among the recent touring shows that he worked on for Osun Arts are
- Moremi - An African epic of romance, sacrifice and bravery
- Girl Guide World Thinking Day celebration for the Liverpool Capital of Culture, 2008
- Igbekun - A Dance through struggle for the celebration of the abolition of the Slave Trade, 2007
He has completed several theatre workshops, projects and conferences, amongst his latest are:
- Music Director for the Collective Artiste in the University of Richmond USA, Tegonni, an African Antigon for the abolishing of slave trade, 2007
- Music Director for the Heart of Africa Project to Five continents 2006.
- Consultant and Resource Personnel for the Nasarawa State Arts Council, Nigeria on Instrumentation, 2005
Other theatre works include: Drums of War, Farewell to a Callibal Rage, Things Fall Apart, Speaking Back, Lamentations, Macbutu (an adaptation of Macbeth), Music before the Millennium, Lanterns, Symphony of Fire, King Emene, Wedlock of the gods, Sakobi and Nsibidi.
He has worked with well known Directors like: Prof. Laz Ekwueme, Chuck Mike, Dr. Chuks Okoye, Prof. Ojo Bakare, Mrs. Tosan Ugbeye, Debo Alexander Isioma Williams, Anold Udoka, Zeb Ejiro, Israel Eboh and several others. He's a member of the Dance Guild of Nigeria (D.G.N), National Association of Theatre Arts Practitioner (NANTAP), and Gongbeat Arts. He speaks English, Yoruba and Igbo fluently.
About Theatre Writing Partnership
Theatre Writing Partnership is a writer-led organisation pioneering new writing, unique to the East Midlands. It was set up to enable a greater creative collaboration on the development of new theatre writing across the region's producing theatres and advocates for the work of theatre writers in and from the East Midlands. As well as producing new work, they also deliver training and support.