Committed Theatre in Nigeria

Perspectives on Teaching and Practice

Segun Oyeleke Oyewo (Redaktør) ; Stephen Ogheneruro Okpadah (Redaktør) ; Taiwo Okunola Afolabi (Redaktør) ; Abayomi Adegbamigbe (Innledning) ; Joseph Olutoyin Jiboku (Innledning) ; Prayer P. Elmo Raj (Innledning) ; Oluwasegun Olawale Quadri (Innledning) ; Hameed Olutoba Lawal (Innledning) ; Muyiwa P. Awodiya (Innledning) ; Nicholas Efe Akpore (Innledning)

This book provides an overview of the full range of the teaching and practice of Committed Theatre and theatre of commitment in Nigeria for scholars in the arts and cultural studies. It is divided into four sections; Chapter 1: Theatre in Development Discourse, which is comprised of four papers that explore the theories of practice of theatre of commitment. Les mer
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This book provides an overview of the full range of the teaching and practice of Committed Theatre and theatre of commitment in Nigeria for scholars in the arts and cultural studies. It is divided into four sections; Chapter 1: Theatre in Development Discourse, which is comprised of four papers that explore the theories of practice of theatre of commitment. Chapter 2 : Nigerian Theatre in Perspective discusses the trends, ethos of revolution, theatrical elements and communalistic/individualistic tendencies and the taboos theatre, drama and traditional theatre in Nigeria. In Chapter 3, the social, cultural and historical implications of Nigeria theatre, is examined in papers that focus on politics, theatre, and echoes of separatism in Nigeria and including an analysis of Aesthetagement of the Calabar Carnival in Nigeria. Chapter 4 performs a critical analysis of committed theatre practices from a global perspective. Interviews were conducted with committed artistes from Nigeria, Canada, Ethiopia, and Indonesia. Committed Theatre Perspectives in Teaching and Practice in Nigeria has the potential to impact the philosophy, teaching, and practice of theatre. The ideas contained in the book provide an excellent framework for understanding the importance and more importantly, the impact of theatre on society.

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