Femi Adebayo is renowned for his acting prowess. He’s one of the top 3 actors currently shaking the Yoruba movie genre of Nollywood. His journey into acting is unquestionable, this is because the journey is so obvious but in case you don’t know, Femi got into acting through his father who’s a veteran actor and a pioneer of the industry who’s doing well for himself and the industry as a body, Adebayo Salami popularly known as Oga Bello.
He was once a President of the Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (ANTP) before he handed over to Prince Jide Kosoko. Aside Oga Bello’s status in the industry, Femi’s mum, Risikat Ejide is also a big time movie marketer with her outfit Ejide Films Production which situated is inside Idumota, Lagos, and virtually all the Adebayos are in the movie world.
Femi Started acting years ago alongside his elder brother, Wale after they both featured in the yesteryear movie, Owo Blow produced by Taiwo Hassan Ogogo. For him, J-15 School of Drama located at Oyo Road, Mokola , Ibadan, capital of Oyo State started in 2008 subsequent to the demand of people who actually made him wore him out by stressing him with the request to act. This influenced him to float the school in other to contribute to the development of theatre industry in Nigeria. To be a student of J-15 cost nothing less than #50.000 upward after purchasing form with a sum of #5.000 and with a decent communication skill.
They run a part time and full time programme. The school trains people in theatre arts, cinematography, script writing and others and the previous stars to have graduated from the school are Aisha Lawal, the lady who played the role of Jemila in Jelili, Jide, Lola Awe and many others and these people are doing well in the industry which is also part of the pride of the school.
Being alumni of the school affords you the opportunity to play lead roles in the blockbusters coming out from the organization or from the CEO of the school even while still a student. Aside that, one will be opportune to feature in the movies being produced by the Adebayos and after your graduation, there’s also absolute hope for you to stand out among other formidable entertainers.