Dayo Koleosho – Access All Areas
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Dayo Koleosho

Dayo is an Associate Artist of Access All Areas and has performed in the productions Eye Queue Hear in 2014, MADHOUSE re:exit at Shoreditch Town Hall and The Lowry in 2018, and in 2020 and 2022 unReal City at the Battersea Arts Centre in collaboration with dreamthinkspeak.

He performed in The Trial, a collaboration with Retz (now Rift) Theatre company in April 2014.

Dayo and creative partner Lee Phillips have created a collective called ‘Everyday Daylee’ and their performance of #crazyfuturelove performed as part of the Occupy festival at the Battersea Arts Centre in March 2019 and at various festivals and gigs such as Bubble Club and the Autism Arts festival.

His TV credits include the 2012 Paralympics opening ceremony and he has appeared in Doctors and Holby City on the BBC and Damned on Channel 4.

He played Karl in Faith, Hope, and Charity at the National Theatre from September – October 2019 and in July 2021 he toured with the production toOdéon-Théâtre de l’Europe in Paris and Wiener Festwochen in Vienna.

In November 2021 he played Philmore in Jitney at Leeds Playhouse. He was heavily involved in the devising and scripting of the piece, ensuring a truthful representation of learning disabled experience.

Dayo graduated from Access All Areas’ 2014 Performance Making Diploma at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He has been part of Access All Areas for over 10 years and is also a Trustee.



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Personal Details
Height: 178cm
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Performance Making Diploma, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, 2014
Access All Areas, Black Cab Theatre Company, 2003 – Present
Paralympic Aerial Acrobatics Training, 8 weeks Intensive with Circus Space, 2012
OCN Level 1 Qualification in Workshop Assistant Skills, 2011
Professional and Other Experiences
2016, Dave, The Damned, Jo Brand, Channel Four, Airing Autumn 2016
2015, Mr Patel, Election, Theatre 503
2015, Himself, MADHOUSE re-exit, Dir: Nick Llewellyn, Barbican Open Lab Project
2011, Michael, Doctors, BBC, Coming Of Age, Aired 07.07.11
2010, Billy Knight, Holby City, BBC, Dandelions, Aired 2.08.2010
2012, Paralympics Open Ceremony Newtons Cradle Aerial Acrobatics, Wheelchair on the International Declaration of Human Rights.
Productions at Access All Areas / Black Cab Theatre Company
2016, VIP
2015, MADHOUSE re-exit, Behind Closed Drawers, Footstep
2014, Milk and Two Sugars, Fact of The Matter, Eye Queue Hear (Rich Mix and on tour 2013-2014)
2013, The Trial
Pre 2013, Walk A Mile In My Shoes, Ryan, 2012 / Me, You, Hoxton Too, The Policeman, 2012/ Bursting through the Clouds, Tommy, 2012/ The Ghost Writer, Bob, 2011 / A Very Unmerry Hardpenny Christmas, Fred & Rupert Hardpenny, 2011 / Just My Reflection, 2009 / Metal Man, Metal Man, 2009 / The Grabbing Claws Of Christmas, Worker, 2008 / Who Cares?, Boyfriend, 2006
Small amount of Yoruba
Other Experience
2016, Workshop Assistant, Performance Making Diploma, Central School of Speech and Drama,
2012-2015, Workshop Assistant for BA Applied Theatre at Central School Of Speech And Drama
2012, Actor in Advocreate Workshop for Scope. Forum theatre actor for Mencap and Health Ombudsmen.
2011, Drama Workshop Assistant at B6 College
OCN Level 1 Qualified Workshop Assistant
Aerial Acrobatic Skills, Specialises in Trapeze And Strops, Circus Space
Eye Queue Hear:
Fact of The Matter:
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