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Thomas Olajide

Stratford debut: Oswald in King Lear and appears in A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Beaux’ Stratagem. Elsewhere: Kwasi in Binti’s Journey (Theatre Direct/Young People’s Theatre); Laurent in Ruined (Obsidian Theatre); Florizel in The Winter’s Tale (Canadian Stage); Quentin in And Slowly Beauty (Belfry Theatre/National Arts Centre); Oliver in Oliver! (National Arts Centre); Abraham in Sia (Pyretic Productions/Cahoots Theatre Company); various in This Must Be the Place (Architect Theatre/Theatre Passe Muraille); John in The Whipping Man (Obsidian Theatre/Harold Green Jewish Theatre); Tranio in The Taming of the Shrew, Ross in Macbeth (Canadian Stage); Women Beware Women, Agamemnon, Liliom, Shouting and Cabaret (National Theatre School). Film/TV: After School, Broken Promises (Underdog Productions); Little Black Caddy (CBC); Combat Hospital (ABC). Training: Brenda Crichlow Actors’ Studio, graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada (2010). Awards: Dora Mavor Moore Award nomination – Best Ensemble (Binti’s Journey).