Video:Veteran Actress, Joke Muyiwa Shares Life Story About Acting

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Veteran actress , Joke Muyiwa, has described her journey into the movie industry has quite a challenging one which according to her has given her the experience of the profession.

Joke Muyiwa was born in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on 21 March 1963. She had her primary education at the Sacred Heart Convent School and for secondary school, she attended the Baptist Grammar School, both in Ibadan, Oyo State. For university, Joke Muyiwa attended Obafemi Awolowo University where she got a Bachelor of Arts (B.A Hons) degree in Dramatic Arts. She got a MA degree in Theatre Arts from the University of Ibadan. In December 2020, many years into her lecturing career, Muyiwa was awarded a doctorate (Ph.D.) from Redeemers University.

Muyiwa has over 44 years of acting experience. She started her acting career at the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Ibadan, before proceeding to the University of Ibadan Performing Arts Theatre and later the Obafemi Awolowo University Theatre Company. Since then, Muyiwa has appeared in numerous stage dramas, TV series, and films.

Joke Muyiwa started lecturing between 2002 and 2003 at the Lagos State University before moving to Olabisi Onabanjo University where she has lectured for over 14 years. She was a one-time head of department for the department of Performing Arts, Olabisi Onabanjo University. She is one of the ambassadors unveiled by capital sage holdings.

In an interview with Olayinka Oladeji of LeadCity 89.1FM, she spoke on how acting has helped her develop herself over the years.

Kindly watch the interview below

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