Award-winning director, choreographer, and writer working across theatre and film.
Lanre creates groundbreaking work merging movement and dialogue to tell socially engaged stories about our world.
A unique element of Lanre’s work stems from Rudolf Laban's movement psychology, to build dynamic and bold choreography charged with truth.
Choreographer for DEAR MR. SHAKESPEARE (Sundance Film Festival, 2017).
Theatre production ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM (4* The Stage) commissioned by the Camden People's Theatre, transferred to the Roundhouse in 2019.
THE CIRCLE screened at over 15 festivals worldwide including a world premiere at Sheffield Doc/Fest & won the Best dance film award - Leeds international film festival. The film was subsequently featured & picked up by The Guardian in 2020.
THE CONVERSATION won Best Dance Film at the BAFTA recognized Aesthetica Film Festival & San Fransico Dance Film festival 2020.
Movement Director for PASS OVER (Nominations: Best Choreographer, Black British Theatre Awards & Best Theatre Production, Southbank Sky Arts Awards 2021)
Lanre also trained as an actor (Drama Centre London) and has worked extensively in theatre, film and TV.
“The Circle is a unique, intelligently shot and thought-provoking film that combines documentary filming with a fluid and poetic narrative using movement and dance. It resonates deep to the core, and reminds us of the importance of friendship, community and brotherhood...”
Charlotte Tudor, WALT DISNEY COMPANY
("Film The House" lead judge)
"Lanre has trademarked a style of the integration of words and movement, exploring emotion and sensitivity through the powerful expression of the body...."
Joe Food, EXPOSED MAGAZINE
SUPPORTED BY/COMMISSIONS INCLUDE:
BBC, Arts Council England, Jerwood Arts, Sadler's Wells, British Council, Talawa, Barbican, Royal Court, The Old Vic, BFI and