Concept and choreography – Seun Awobajo
Music; FOD GANG
DURATION; 25 MINUTES
Peju Oguntade& Tairu Àjíbode
“Ọ̀wẹ̀é – Poosé – is traditional folk play illustrating the settlement of disputes amongst maidens by the crowned king. Ipòkia Local Government is generally known as the Yewa kingdom in Ogun State of Nigeria.
“ọ̀wẹ̀”; literary means an appeal for peace and “Poosẹ́” literary means a tail of togetherness in variants of “Ásàmọ̀” (Yorùbá poetic gossip) according to history, This two Acts are uniquely weaved to teach the morals in the sorting off the know social strata in the Yewa kingdom in the 19th century.
Owèẹ́ Poose is an indigenous dance theatre piece with a difference!