Category Archives: Theatre Art

Costume and Cultural Identity, A Production of Zulu Sofola’s King Emene

Costume and Cultural Identity, A Production of Zulu Sofola’s King Emene Background to the Study Costume is a fundamental visual element of the theatre.  Theatre historians trace the origins of the theatre to the early men and the dramatic rituals they enacted, in a bid to survive. Costume is one of the vital elements that […]

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The Role of the Director in the Post Modern Theatre

The Role of the Director in the Post Modern Theatre: A Study of Oteh Partick Jude and Kenneth Uphopho CHAPTER ONE 1.1   Introduction The theatre requires three elements; actors, play and audience. For theatre to actualize its potentials, a person would need to oversee all aspects of the production and that person is known as […]

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Television Advertisement and Consumer Culture in Nigeria

Television Advertisement and Consumer Culture in Nigeria; A Study of “Guinness Stout and Coca Cola” Advertisements CHAPTER ONE Background of Study 1.1 Introduction The major aim of advertisement is to sell a product. Advertising is unlike the salesman who sells in a face to face situation, it sells either through the print or electronic medium […]

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Role of the Electronic Media in Child’s Development

The Role of the Electronic Media in Child’s Development: A Case Study of Magic English and A Little Princess ABSTRACT This research work is an exploratory survey of the link between electronic media and child’s development. The electronic media (Television/film) is a powerful tool through which children can learn positively. But the medium is too […]

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Tales By Moonlight -Child Development through Electronic Media Drama

Child Development through Electronic Media Drama: a Case Study of N.T.A Tales By Moonlight ABSTRACT This study examines the role of the electronic media drama and child development. The electronic media especially the television if used appropriately is an effective instrument through which children can be enhanced and developed positively but children are exposed to […]

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Hangmen also Die -Study of Nigeria Political System through Arts

The Study of Nigeria Political System through Arts –A Case Study of Hangmen also Die CHAPTER ONE 1.1   Background to the Study Having come in contact with the whites, the Europeans precisely, the African adopted the system of government of the colonial masters which is basically capitalist in nature.  They abandoned their communal ways of […]

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Community Theatre for Sustainable Development

Community Theatre for Sustainable Development: Problems and Prospects of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University Community Theatre Outreach at Amudo, Awka. ABSTRACT Community theatre for sustainable development occurs through the process of using drama to promote developmental values in a given community. The major problem of this study is the perception that most communities in Anambra State […]

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Importance of Costume in Nigerian Video Film

Importance of Appropriate Costume in Nigerian Video Film ABSTRACT This thesis studies the importance of costume design for an effective video film production. It further investigates the challenges faced by costume designers in the Nigerian Video Film Industry. For effective investigation of the subject, the research has been based on critical viewing of some Nigerian […]

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Theatre and Drama -Viable Tool and Medium in Teaching the Child

Theatre and Drama -Viable Tool and Medium in Teaching the Child CHAPTER ONE 1.1       INTRODUCTION Every normal and humane child is naturally endowed or gifted with the ability and the zeal to learn as well as absorb what he or she has learned. But before the process of learning can begin, such a child therefore […]

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