THEATRICAL AND ARTISTIC ELEMENTS OF EZEN-MOR FESTIVAL OF UMUSADEGE PEOPLE

Post Views: 14 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the Study Ezen-mor festival is one of the most celebrated festival of Umusadege people. The word Ezen-mor means the king of masquerade. Ezen-mor is a festival that brings peace, prosperity and development to the community and this festival is observed every three years and falls in…Read More

THEATRE AND COPYRIGHT LAW

Post Views: 3 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Theatre arts as a discipline has been taught over the years in higher institution as an art ,but little or no attention has been given to the legal perspective of the discipline. Law relates to every discipline including theatre arts. Law is a body…Read More

THE INTERPRETATIVE FUNCTION OF COSTUME: A CASE STUDY OF THA 303 PRODUCTION

Post Views: 7 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Costume aids art forms such as plays agent films, dance pieces, opera and so on. As an interpretative costume is one of the basic elements in performance sometimes to denote mood, status, modesty or simply to decorate a character This study examines the interpretative…Read More

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGNING AND THE APPLICATION OF MAKEUP IN NOLLYWOOD PRODUCTION: A CASE STUDY OF “MORNING AFTER DARK”

Post Views: 12 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study The origin of Makeup can be traced to a Greek actor named THESPIS. After this, during the medieval time, European theatre then introduced face paint makeup for the first time. The principles of designing and the application of makeup to Nollywood production is of…Read More

THE ACTOR AND THE PORTRAYAL OF LIFE: A CASE STUDY OF KANAYO O. KANAYO

Post Views: 7 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background of the Study This research work entails the description, analysis of the actor, as life portrayal. The work emphasizes the importance of the actor in the theatre, and life in general. The Oxford Advance Learners’ Dictionary (6th Edition) sates that actors are “person who performs on the stage, film/movies…Read More

AEROBICS AND PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT IN THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

Post Views: 8 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1  Background to the Study Aerobics and performance enhancement are part of the preparation process of a theatre production. Performance which is a dramatic or other form of entertainment presented before an audience needs to be enhanced, this is because every theatrical production requires a good performance.        Aerobics…Read More

INFLUENCE OF HOLLYWOOD FILMS ON THE MORAL VALUES OF YOUTHS

Post Views: 5 CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION 1.1.      BACKGROUND OF  THE STUDY The mass media exert great persuasive effects on the thoughts and behaviors, by encouraging people into new lifestyle patterns, fashion, etc. Among all media, films play a major role in affecting the thinking pattern of the society (Evra, 1990). Films also referred to as motion…Read More

COMMUNICATING CHANGE AND SOCIETAL VALUES IN SELECTED NIGERIAN HOME MOVIES (A STUDY OF NOLLYWOOD)

Post Views: 10 ABSTRACT It is a widely accepted notion that Nollywood movies contain negative content such as drug addiction, armed robbery, sexual immorality, women and child abuse amongst others, which in effect elicit negative reaction from its viewers. These negative reactions often result in negative societal consequences. This research work explores the positive values…Read More

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE FOR CULTURAL INTEGRATION IN NIGERIA: AN APPRAISAL OF SOME SELECTED WORKS OF FATIMA AKILU

Post Views: 34 ABSTRACT In the Nigerian state lies the problem of unity ever since its existence. Overtime, the literary artists alongside other sectors have joined their voices in the search for an answer. The NYSC Scheme, the Unity Schools, the Federal Character Principle and State Creations are examples of some policies intended to achieve…Read More

STAGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN THE AKWA IBOM STATE COUNCIL FOR ARTS AND CULTURE

Post Views: 45 CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 1.0   GENERAL INTRODUCTION Stage management has been a long existing concept since the advent of theatre practice. It exists for the good of the product, the production or performance before an audience. It contributes in all its activities, decisions and procedures toward the artistic success of a theatrical production…Read More

A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF PRETEXT, TEXT AND CONTEXT IN THE STAGE PRODUCTION OF DEATH AND THE KING’S HORSEMAN

Post Views: 49 Abstract Wole Soyinka has come to symbolise authority in Africa and world drama. His treatises and proclamations have attained such iconic reverence that his drama is often understood “only” by the wholesome acceptance of his “esteemed” authorial voice. Death and the King’s Horseman has been considered a masterpiece; Soyinka‟s iconic play, and…Read More

EVALUATION OF FRESH AQUATIC PLANT (Azollapinnata) AND ARTIFICIAL DIET ON GROWTH

Post Views: 185 EVALUATION OF FRESH AQUATIC PLANT (Azollapinnata) AND ARTIFICIAL DIET ON GROWTH PERFORMANCE, GASTRIC EVACUATION RATE AND CARCASS COMPOSITION OF NILE TILAPIA (Oreochromisniloticus) ABSTRACT Alternative plant protein sources are generally cheaper compared to animal protein sources and may be the solution to reduce the high dependence of farmers on fish meal due to…Read More

ACHIEVEMENTS AND SHORTCOMINGS OF ALMAJIRI INTEGRATED SCHOOLS

Post Views: 74 ACHIEVEMENTS AND SHORTCOMINGS OF ALMAJIRI INTEGRATED SCHOOLS   ABSTRACT This research work investigated the achievements and shortcomings of Almajiri Integrated Schools in Sokoto state. The journey so far using Almajiri Integrated Model School, Dange-Shuni and Almajiri Islamiyuya Integrated Model School Gagi, Sokoto as the case study. The sample size used was seven…Read More

ACQUISITON AND UTILIZATION OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION; MEANS OF REMEDIATING MORAL DECADENCE AMONG MUSLIM YOUTHS

Post Views: 48 ACQUISITON AND UTILIZATION OF ISLAMIC EDUCATION; MEANS OF REMEDIATING MORAL DECADENCE AMONG MUSLIM YOUTHS   ABSTRACT This research study is properly designed to highlight `Acquisition and utilization of Islamic Education: Means of Remediating Moral Decadence among Muslim Youth. It aims at showcasing the impact of immoral act in the school as usual as…Read More

CHALLENGES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALMAJIRI SYSTEM OF EDUCATION

Post Views: 82 CHALLENGES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF ALMAJIRI SYSTEM OF EDUCATION   ABSTRACT The focal point of this study is to known the “challenges on the development of education. In the case of this research the work is arranged in five chapters chapter one deal with the background of the study, statement of research…Read More