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About TotoTales

Toto Tales brings African stories to life through the arts. We find and create incredible, inspiring, heart warming, tragic, humorous stories from across Africa, and share them with a variety of audiences across the world. We collaborate with various artists and strive to produce high quality works that while simple are far from being simplistic.

Amazing trailer for Nzinga here! @justfe

Amazing trailer for Nzinga here! @justfestival @edfringe http://ow.ly/zw61n Tix here: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/nzinga-warrior-queen http://ow.ly/i/6kpTJ Advertisements

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Thanks @AiMfilmfest and @thelistmagazine

Thanks @AiMfilmfest and @thelistmagazine for #nzinga show feature. We’ll make you proud!!! http://ow.ly/z9DTU

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A powerful exploration of one of the wor

A powerful exploration of one of the world’s most intriguing yet little known female rulers. Check out our 2 for 1 day. Tickets here. http://ow.ly/z6Og3 http://ow.ly/i/6dxtS

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Life after ‘Tyi Wara’……

‘Tyi Wara – The Earth Hero’ Success at Storytelling Centre!!!!! Well, it’s not quite over yet!!! Putting on any show is stressful. I don’t know anyone who hasn’t gone through the ups and downs while creating a production/performance art for … Continue reading

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Black people don’t DO theatre!

When I first started Toto Tales I shouldn’t have been surprised to find out that I was in fact a genuine bona fide ‘ethnic’. But yup! That is just what I am and will be positioned for quite some time … Continue reading

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Incredible Storytelling/Musical Fusion at Celtic Connections

BREAKING NEWS!!!! A first in Scottish Arts for years!!!!! And we are part of it!!! That renowned Scottish festival Celtic Connections is back again and their 2012 program is just phenomenal. The forward thinking programmers have sourced fantastic performers from … Continue reading

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Creating a show (part 2)

So, it has been a while since the first blog was posted and things have been happening. We have our premiere booked: It is part of the Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace Festival (MESP) 2012. Our venue is the wonderful, … Continue reading

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