Ayodele Nzinga

Bringing imagination to life and life to imagination.

Ayodele Nzinga, MFA, PhD
Transformative Artist Educator
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AYODELE NZINGA, MFA, PHD

Cultural Architect


Ayodele Nzinga is an arts and culture theoretician/practitioner working at the intersections of cultural production, community development, and community well being to foster transformation in marginalized communities. Nzinga holds a Masters in Fine Arts in Writing and Consciousness and Doctorate of Philosophy in Transformative Education & Change; she resides in Oakland
CA.
Described as a renaissance woman, Ayodele is a producing director, playwright, poet, dramaturg, actress, performance consultant, arts educator, community advocate, and a culture bearing anchor. 

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Bio & CV

Ayodele Nzinga is the founding producing director of the Lower Bottom Playaz, Inc., Oakland's oldest North American Theater Company. Nzinga is a multi-disciplined creative force; a brilliant actress, producing director, playwright, poet, dramaturg, performance consultant, educator, and community advocate...

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Testimonials

"I was at the Black Futurists Speak show and as I'd said that night, I truly felt the positive, transformative power of your words. My friends and I were captured by your performance style. Very well done."

-Nicole Avant, Audience member, Oakland CA

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