Founder / CEO
In its twelve years of existence, Terra Kulture has organized over two hundred exhibitions, ninety plays, sixty book readings and over ten thousand adults and children have attended our Language classes and excursions. In 2009, it established the TKMG Auction House In collaboration with Mydrim gallery. The auction house which has organized eight very successful auctions is one of only two art auction houses in Nigeria.
With the creation of Bolanle Austen-Peters Productions, she raised the bar in the theatre industry with the production of the 100 man cast SARO the Musical in 2013, a production which enjoyed numerous accolades and reviews from international media houses and has since produced seven additional plays despite the lack of infrastructure to support such. In December 2014 and April 2015 BAP productions produced SARO THE MUSICAL 2 at the MUSON Center. The shows were sold out and there has been increasing demand since then. WAKAA the Musical became the first Nigerian Musical to be staged in London’s West end! WAKAA! the musical recorded a historic sold out show at the Shaw theatre London from July 21 – 25, 2016
Her productions including Wakaa the musical and SARO the Musical amongst others have attracted top Government officials, politicians, expatriate community and heads of industries amongst whom are President Muhamadu Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Rotimi Amechi, Nasir El Rufai, Jimi Agbaje, Edem Duke, Lai Mohammed and many other Government and business leaders who have all attended our plays.
They have also received numerous awards and accolades from the BBC, CNN and Newsweek see links below
Wakaa! the Musical was described by Will Gompertz, BBC Art Editor as “soulful, colorful and dynamic” and having “a spirit and sensibility that is fresh and true”
While Conor Gaffey, Editor of Europe’s news week concluded that “the show has heart, energy and a great sense of humor”
BAP Productions has also co-produced the movie 93 DAYS, a feature film on the Ebola outbreak in Nigeria and which premiered September 13, 2016 in Lagos Nigeria. Also selected for premiering and viewing at the Toronto Film Festival and Chicago Film Festival, the movie has been described by industry experts as “Powerful”, “Incredible”, “Best of Nigeria” and “a new dawn for Nigerian movies” and No Good Turn a short film about the impact of the Boko Haram violence on human lives.
Prior to setting up Terra kulture, she had worked as a Lawyer with United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Ethiopia and Namibia. She returned to Nigeria in 2001 as Consultant to UNDP, Lagos.
She also gives lectures on Entrepreneurship and has won numerous awards internationally and locally
He has over a decade management experience in the creative industry, successfully curating several exhibitions and managing the Theatre @ Terra initiative of Terra Kulture Saro the Musical and other theatre productions of Terra Kulture.
He over sees the day to day administration of Terra Kulture business units, staff and customer relations management. He is a graduate of the University of Uyo.
She Joined Terra kulture as the Company’s Accountant, She managed the Company’s financial report ( both internal and external management reports including all asset and liability), daily operational transaction, daily internal control, cost evaluation of all department transactions, managed several company project Account. Hands on experience co-ordinating art programs.
Successfully carried out all managerial operations and staff related payment issues.
She is a graduate of Account and Finance from Yaba College of Technology.