Alex Oma-Pius

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Individual
Alex Oma-Pius portrait

Alex Oma-Pius set up IROKO Theatre Company in 1996 and moved to Stratford in 1997. Over 20 years later, Newham continues to be home to Alex and IROKO, playing an active and important role in the community.

Alex formed IROKO in order to increase the understanding and appreciation of African culture and arts. Alex draws on African art forms to enhance learning, skills, education as well as improve people’s health and well being. He draws on the communal activities in African events with inclusiveness being a key ethos of IROKO.

Alex Oma-Pius's Records
Iroko Theatre Company
IROKO Theatre Company, Stratford

Alex Oma-Pius tells us about IROKO Theatre Company which he set up in 1996 and how he found a home in Newham in 1997. Alex speaks about the talking drum...

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Alex Oma-Pius's Events
Thursday 11 June 7pm

IROKO performance involves oral storytelling of an African fable about the adventures of three brothers and their homecoming. African drumming, singing, chanting and dancing will also be performed, using instruments... FULL DETAILS +

  • Free
  • All Ages

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Newham Heritage Month is an online heritage festival running throughout June, with new heritage records being added daily and a range of workshops any other free virtual events to take part in.

1 - 31 May 2021