ABOUT OBA OGUNLANO
NIGERIAN-AMERICAN PERFORMING ARTIST
World renowned Founder, CEO and Artistic Director Oba Ogunlano is an accomplished drummer, vocalist, & dancer who has managed to reach heights that many performers aspire to today. With his many successes which include, but are not limited to,television and movie special appearances (The Originals, Constantine, The Real Housewives of Atlanta, HBO: Bessie Smith). Oba has studied, performed and toured internationally With the integration of African culture education, alongside musical performances, dance, choreography, story-telling and costume designs. He has earned the reputation of delivering nothing short of the most electrifying performances, residency programs, clinics and workshops.
Much of his mission is to preserve and spread African culture and traditions that inspire future generations of performing artists within the field of African drum & dance arts. Focusing on arts education and developing integrated learning opportunities for teachers and students, Oba provides professional instruction and artistic support to numerous schools, arts organizations, and dance artists in the United States, Africa, Europe, and the Caribbean Islands.