Chisara Agor began her theatre career as an actor training locally at Theatre Peckham in dance, drama and musical theatre. Since then she has performed with the national youth theatre, had a leading a role at Birmingham Rep, Southwark Playhouse and an upcoming show at Regents Park Open Air Theatre. She is a dancer as part of the Jazz Dance Elite company and has taught tap dance and other contemporary dance forms to communities around London.
As a composer and writer she collaborates with other artists to fulfil a vision and is currently developing her own work that combines her love for music, theatre and dance.
CURRENT WORK /
Tomorrow Is Not Promised
A new poetic performance piece by Tian Glasgow with music by Chisara Agor. Using spoken word, live music and set in an Afro-futurist reality the performance take us through a story of how we heal from loss and how Black women support each other with friendship and sisterhood. Having lost her house in an earthquake our hero has to decide what new direction to take her life but in her time of need she first decides to try helping others.
STUN X The Lowry
Bed Time Stories For Children Who Want To Disappear
A new piece of gig/performance theatre by Chisara Agor exploring the dangers of air pollution on children in inner city london.
Once upon a time in a city full of smoke... Bed Time stories [..] will explore the current threat of air pollution on london's most vulnerable people and how one child tries to rage against the monster under the bed.
PREVIOUS WORK AND COLLABORATIONS
Songwriter, Choreographer 2018
You Should See the Other Guy, 'Land of The Three Towers Vol II'
Created and performed by a company of women at the heart of the London housing struggle, including those who have experienced homelessness and activists from Focus E15 Campaign, this vibrant ensemble show interweaves personal stories and exclusive material from housing campaigns to create a celebratory musical; a toolkit for housing resistance.
Camden People's Theatre, Brighton Fringe
Writer & Songwriter 2017
Talawa Young Company, 'Bite Your Tounge'
In a city fracturing under the weight of hate and fear, a movement grows.
A new tower can be spotted on the skyline, nestled in between the glittering symbols of the city’s wealth and power.
Built by different hands.
Occupied by different bodies.