AYO AJAYI is a theatre producer and director, a pioneer music director
in the Nigerian theatre industry who, to date, has directed well over 50
Musicals, producing some of Nigeria’s finests. His active participation in
the Nigerian musicals theatre space started when he directed the music
of the popular Saro the musical and Wakaa the musical (Lagos
& London) both from the stables of BAP Production.
His musical talent was honed from a very early age with lessons from his father before been nurtured at the CMS Grammar School where he eventually became the School Choral director and pianist. His debut was at the age of seven when He performed at the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) conference concert at the Sheraton Hotels in Abuja with the group Rising Star led by Tosin Adejumo and he has since then been involved in several educational and performance tours both in and outside the country.
Ayo Ajayi is the Creative Director of Declassical Arts & Entertainment, a top production company in Nigeria which has produced phenomenal musical theatre performances like OMG the Musical, Legends the Musical, The Lost Chord, Fela; Arrest the Music, Gula’, Ajala, Home the Musical, Ununcha the musical, to mention but a few. He was also the Music Director for Midnight Hotel, Wait, Evolution of African Musical, Full Circle, ‘Obele and The Storyteller’. Ayo, who has taught music in schools for more than two decades is the immediate past President of the MUSON School Alumni Association and is also a Pianist, Organist, Composer, and Choral Conductor.