Actor | Producer | Casting Director
Lala Akindoju is an actor, drama instructor, casting director and producer. She has featured in over 70 theatre productions and a number of films around the world.

She was announced Actor of the Year at The Future Awards 2010, nominated for the same award in 2012, won Best Young/Promising actor at the 2015 Africa Movie Academy Awards and was honoured with the trailblazer award at the Africa Magic viewers’ choice awards in 2016.

Lala holds a Masters Degree in Media and Communication from the PanAfrican University. She was part of the team of actors selected to perform at the Theatre Royale Stratford East as part of the cultural events at the cultural Olympiad during the London 2012 Olympics. She is a member of the faculty at the Lufodo Academy of Performing Arts (LAPA), where she functions as a facilitator and teaches improvisation drama.

With resounding experience as an actor and a producer, Lala runs The Make It Happen Productions. She produced some of the most talked about plays in Nigeria including The V Monologues, The Wives and London Life Lagos Living.

Lala has worked as the casting director (Africa) on HBO’s Lewis and Clark; Casting director and associate producer with Ndani TV for ‘Gidi Up’, featured in MNET Africa’s Tinsel, played the lead role in Tunde Kelani’s Dazzling Mirage, featured in Kunle Afolayan’s THE CEO, Biyi Bandele’s FIFTY, Shirley Frimpong-Manso’s POTATO POTAHTO, BANAN ISLAND GHOST and ROYAL HIBISCUS HOTEL.