Olamide Aijsafe

Olamide was selected as Trainee Assistant Director by Young Vic, as part of the Young Vic’s Jerwood Artist Development Pathway.

Olamide is a freelance multi-disciplinary artist who explores the worlds of writing, directing and performing.

Olamide’s work centres global majority stories and aims to amplify underrepresented voices, with a particular interest in community based work.

Olamide’s recent theatre credits include: Assistant director for Doubt: A Parable at Chichester Festival Theatre (January 2022) and Sing Yer Heart Out For The Lads at Chichester Festival Theatre (August 2022) as well as directing Twin Bond at Theatre 503’s RWR Showcase (March 2023).

Olamide’s recent TV credits include: Director’s assistant for Top Boy Season 3 (Netflix) and A Thousand Blows (Disney+ UK)