Patrice Naiambana is an African performing artist from Sierra Leone, currently based in Birmingham. He founded Tribal Soul in 1991 as a means to make visible stories from African Diaspora experiences, in response to simplistic representations of Africans in the West. Patrice’s professional background includes work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, most recently playing the title role in Kathryn Hunter’s Othello, and Warwick the Kingmaker in the Olivier Award-winning Histories Cycle Ensemble. He starred as General Mukata in the Channel 4 sitcom In Exile, and has provided voices for the award-winning BBC animation series Nina and The Neurons and Tinga Tinga Tales. His Edinburgh Fringe First Award-winning solo show The Man Who Committed Thought has been touring internationally for the last two years. His passion is performance for social transformation.