Tife was a member of Talawa Theatre Company's TYPT:18 cohort, a group of London's freshest emerging Black performers, writers, devisers and theatre-makers. Tife performed in a brand new sell-out show Run It Back exploring Black British rave culture through dance and physical theatre. The piece ran at Hackney Showroom from the 29th to 31st of August 2018. Run It Back was directed by movement director Coral Messam and received musical direction from award winning DJ Conrad Kira. The show received a five star review from The Upcoming. Photographed by Sanaa Abstrakt.
Tife played the part of Othello in a new adaptation of Shakespeare's play as part of the 100th anniversary season of Theatre Group, the University of Leeds' longest running dramatic society. The show ran from the 1st to the 3rd of November 2018 at stage@leeds. Reviewed here by The Scribe and The Gryphon. Photographed by Lydia Tyssier.
Tife performed in a modern dance theatre adaptation of Aeschylus' Prometheus Bound. The piece was directed by Dionysia Bouzioti and funded by the University of Leeds School of Performance and Cultural Industries. This unique adaptation of the popular Greek tragedy was driven purely by physical theatre, movement and mask-work and received accolades from the Leeds School of Performance and Cultural Industries.
As part of the University of Leeds Open Theatre society, Tife performed in an adaptation of Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis, a performance fueled by poetry and physical theatre. The show ran from the 22nd to the 24th of February 2018 in the University's Alec Clegg studio, stage@leeds. Reviewed by The Scribe. Photographed by Jennifer Jehan.