Meet The Old Vic 12 - Remi Adefeyisan


The Old Vic 12 aims to nurture and develop the next generation of theatre practitioners through offering access and insights into theatre-making, mentoring from industry experts, delivering masterclasses to other emerging artists, and collaborating with each other to create brand new work.

Launched in 2015, we are delighted to be hosting the fourth year of the scheme with 12 exciting new participants – get to know Producer Remi Adefeyisan with 12 quick fire questions.

1. What’s your name?

Remi Adefeyisan.

2. What do you do?

I produce theatre, concerts, immersive experiences and variety shows.

3. Who inspires you?

Producers: Berry Gordy, Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey.

Artists: Gem Stones (He is just too good).

4. What can’t you live without?


5. The most surprising thing you’ve learnt about The Old Vic

How open they are. For such a well known company the staff all seem to be down to earth and honest.

6. Your favourite piece of trivia?

Arsenal gone a whole premier league season unbeaten.

7. Last show you saw?


8. One trick of the trade you’ve discovered

Keeping a cool head really helps with problem solving.

9. Night owl or early bird?

I can do both it just depends on the job.

10. Your life story in one short sentence

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen

11. In one year you will have…

A wife

12. Old Vic 12 in one word


The Old Vic 12 is generously supported for 2018/2019 by:
Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation; Claire Bullus; Nathalie & Nicolas Giauque; Laura & Nigel Mead; The Luscinus Trust; PRS Foundation; The Noël Coward Foundation; Roger De Haan Charitable Trust and The Old Vic Impact Fund.

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