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Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria

by Effiok Bassey Uwatt

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Published by Fourth Dimension Publishing Co. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • African,
  • Drama,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13165915M
    ISBN 109782126802
    ISBN 109789782126801

    Book Description. Script Analysis for Actors, Directors, and Designers, Sixth Edition teaches the skills of script analysis using a formalist approach that examines the written part of a play to evaluate its potentials for performance and production.. This new edition offers a more streamlined experience for the reader and features new and revised content, such as a fully updated chapter on. Play Directing: Analysis, Communication, and Style - CRC Press Book Play Directing describes the various roles a director plays, from selection and analysis of the play, to working with actors and designers to bring the production to life.

    He received a Nigerian Federal Government scholarship to attend Boston University, where he majored in playwriting and directing, after which he attended Yale on a Rockefeller Foundation scholarship. Early life Rotimi was the son of Samuel Gladstone Enitan Rotimi a Yoruba steam-launch engineer (a successful director and producer of amateur theatricals)and Dorcas Adolae Oruene Addo an Ijaw drama enthusiast. He was born in Sapele, Nigeria; cultural diversity was a recurring theme in his work. He attended St. Cyprian's School in Port Harcourt from to , St Jude's School, Lagos, from.

    Originally, this article was conceived as a section of an extended piece called, “Dramaturgs Reflect on the ATHE Dramaturgy Focus Group (DRFG),” with recollections about the DRFG from both founding members and current core members. The enthusiastic responses to my interview requests, however, made it necessary for the article to be divided into two parts, [ ]. Lines & Spaces American Writers Abroad. Tours. Colombia Reading Tour & and Women’s Creative Mentorship Colombia Summit; Nigeria Reading Tour; Kazakhstan Reading Tour.


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Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria by Effiok Bassey Uwatt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria: Interviews with Ola Rotimi (review) Article in Research in African Literatures 36(3) January with 47 Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Martin Banham. 9 Best Books on Filmmaking and Directing The following is a summary of the best filmmaking books written by filmmakers, for filmmakers.

Naturally, any list of this kind features a certain level of subjectivity, but all of the below are industry renowned titles and come highly recommended. Dramaturgy and playwriting in the theatre: Concepts of conflicting identity.

The Crab Journal of Theatre and Media Arts, Vol. 9, Bell-Gam, L. Rudiments of play directing. In H.L. Bell-Gam (Ed.), Theatre in theory and practice for beginners (pp ). Port Harcourt: University of Port Harcourt Press. Clurman, H. On Author: Tekena Gasper Mark, Emmanuel Calvin Emasealu.

Playwriting and Publishing. Playwriting in Nigeria, like other forms of literary creativity, was dominated by male writers before the emergence of women writers. The first published play by Ene Henshaw was inwhile the first published play by a woman, Zulu Sofola, was inmore than a decade later.

Summary The Nigerian theatre milieu is trapped in a cobweb of strangulating strings. Little wonder, therefore, that its growth has been impaired over the years.

The numerous multi-tribal thrusts in Nigeria disallow the full growth and development of theatre forms and trends. The university and other degree-awarding institutions engaged in theatre studies, have not carved out uniquely.

Every dramatic production is a breaking down of a big job into smaller parts, and the process placed under the enigmatic personality of an artistic director who aesthetically designed and reflectively supervised the collective creation of other artistes.

At the top of this group of artists is the playwright whose work serves as the determinant for the other artistes’ creativity. Effiong Johnson, Ph.D, Professor (Directing & Aesthetics), has been Head, Theatre Arts department, two times Vice-Dean, Faculty of Arts, Dean, Student Affairs, Member, Governing Council, Member Management and Senate - all of the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, South : Effiong Johnson.

University of Port Harcourt, Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Nigeria Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Theatre and Film Studies. I teach Directing, Acting,Playwriting,Dramatic Literature and Theatre : Tekena Gasper Mark, Emmanuel Calvin Emasealu.

Tekena Gasper Mark*. Abstract: Studies that explore the arts of directing and puppetry are limited in Nigerian article examines the directorial indices of a puppetry performance, Final Draft, directed by Ekeh Nneka Grace, on Septemat the University of Port Harcourt Arts is observed that the deployment of the codes of directing in the production vivified.

Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria: Interviews with Ola Rotimi. Banham, Martin // Research in African Literatures;Fall, Vol. 36 Issue 3, p Reviews the book "Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria: Interviews With Ola Rotimi," edited by Effiok Bassey Uwatt.

A playwright or dramatist is a person who writes plays. One of the most famous playwrights was William Shakespeare (). Early playwrights. Aristotle's Poetics techniques. Neo-classical theory. Well-made play. Contemporary playwrights in the United States.

New play development. 5 External links. The Art of Play Directing and Live Theatre in Nigeria Tekena Mark To document and crystalize the art of play directing and African performance art for the benefit of theatre scholarship and industry.

David Chioni Moore and Analee Heath. Transition (): “Theater and Teaching in Africa and America: An Interview with Ola Rotimi.” Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria: Interviews with Ola Rotimi, ed. Effiok Bassey Uwatt. Lagos: Apex Books Ltd., His book Archetypes, Imprecators, and Victims of Fate was published by Greenwood Press in and his award-winning, full-length play The Gulf was published by Longman (Nigeria) Ltd.

His playwriting text Poetics of the Creative Process: Organic Practicum to Playwriting was published in by University Press of America.

Playwriting and Directing in Nigeria; The Epilogue; Books, essays and political commentary. Books. A Dictionary of Nigerian Pidgin English: with an introductory survey of the history, linguistics and socio-literary functions; Introduction to Nigerian literature % The Living Culture of Nigeria %Born: Olawale Gladstone Emmanuel Rotimi, 13.

Femi Euba (born AprilLagos, Nigeria) is a Nigerian actor, writer and dramatist, who has published numerous works of drama, theory and a theatre practitioner his work encompasses acting, playwriting and directing.

Among the topics of his plays is Yoruba culture. In this course students explore the elements involved in the creation of theatre today in the historic heart of American theatre: New York City. The core elements of theatrical craft are discussed: playwriting, directing, acting, design and producing.

African theatre, effectively, the theatre of Africa south of the Sahara that emerged in the postcolonial era—that is to say, from the midth century onward. It is not possible to talk of much African theatre as if it fell into discrete historical or national patterns.

Colonial boundaries ignored cultural and linguistic unities, and ancient movements throughout the continent—sometimes. Playwriting, History & Criticism J.

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Acting and Directing. The New Play Festival is a collaboration between The Barrow Group, an off-broadway New York City producing Theater Company, and the Quinnipiac University Theater Program. Nearly fifty QU students will take on the roles of playwright, director, actor, and stage manager for seven world premier productions at the TBG maingstage theater just.

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McLain directed works by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Brecht and Sam Shepard, among many others, and he is the co-author of "Play Directing: Analysis, Communication and Style," now in its 7th edition from Allyn & Bacon.