Our Team.

Bayo Akinfemi
Founder and Artistic Director 

A two-time Best Actor GEMINI nominee for Human Cargo and The Border, Bayo is currently a series regular on Bob Hearts Abishola, a Chuck Lorre sitcom in its third season on CBS. His other acting credits include Marvel’s Agents of Shield, Criminal Minds, NCIS LA and Survivor’s Remorse. He is also a director. His credits include the short film “Rump” and Nollywood feature films “Busted Life” and “Paparazzi: Eye in the Dark.” Bayo is confirmed for a directing spot on Bob Hearts Abishola this upcoming season. He’s also the dialect coach and culture consultant for the show.

 

Bayo was born and raised in Ilesa, Nigeria. He obtained a B.A. in Performing Arts from University of Ilorin before moving to Toronto where he studied Film & Television Production and worked for several years as an actor and a director before moving to California. He holds a Master’s degree in Cinema and Media Studies from University of Southern California – USC, Los Angeles, where he currently works as an Assistant Professor of Theatre Practice in Acting in the School of Dramatic Arts. He also teaches Film Directing in the School of Cinematic Arts.