Ruth Ese Ighorae

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Ruth Ese Ighorae

Ese Ighorae is an actress, playwright, facilitator, keen to explore the world issues and write political theatre through humour that challenges our perceptions. Ese Ighorae studied BA Acting and Community theatre at East15 Acting school graduating in 2013. 

In 2016 she was Longlisted for the Charlie Hartil competition and awarded a Younger theatre grant by Farnham Maltings for her play OLU. As a spoken word artists Ese has performed at Hackney Attic, Brixton Ritzy, Jaw dance, Battersea Arts Centre, The Performers Corner, The Yard and Jacksons Lane theatre receiving reviews describing her performance and writing as an exciting raw snowball of emotions. 

Longlisted as part of the Old Vic 12 2016 Ese has continued to hone her playwrighting skills taking up new opportunities to develop.

In 2018 Ese was selected to take part in the Tamasha Playwrights programme for her play Unit, she is driven by thought provoking stories and excited to be supported by Playwrights Studio Scotland. 

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