Research Papers/Topics in Dramatic/Performing/Theatre Arts

THE ROLE OF A FILM-MAKER IN SUSTAINING CULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN SOCIETY-A CASE STUDY OF - KUNLE AFOLAYAN.-OCTOBER 1- FEATURE FILM

THE ROLE OF A FILM-MAKER IN SUSTAINING CULTURE & DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF “OCTOBER 1” FEATURE FILM BY KUNLE AFOLAYAN.BYABDULQADIR, HUSSAIN ZAGURU(P14ARTP7006)A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE POST GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE CONDITIONS FOR THE AWARD OF POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONDEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS,AHMADU BELLO ...

Women as an Agent of Peace in Ahmed Yerima's Little Drops and Aristophanes' Lysistrata

ABSTRACTThis study is titled “Women as Agents of Peace in Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysistrata”. The study deals with how women overtime have come to the world’s rescue by ensuring that peace reigns supreme in the society. The researcher will approach this project by analysing Ahmed Yerima’s Little Drops and Aristophanes’ Lysisrata where female characters are used to bring about transformation in their different conflicting societies. The researcher will be u...

MORALITY AND AUDIENCE INFLUENCE IN NIGERIA HIPHOP MUSIC: A STUDY OF REMILEKUN SAFARU (REMINISCE)

ABSTRACTThe objective of this work is to examine the role of popular music and language influence with reference to the Hiphop genre in propagating morals in our immediate society. When technology was non-existent and before the western ideology meets Africa, music has forever take significant stand in traditional folklore, festival, rituals and other important aspects of our cultural heritage. Over the years, the music of Africa has played more roles in social integration and development as ...

How to Write a Documentary from the Scratch

This is a brief introduction to Documentary. For those who would like to go into documentary and need a little preamble to the art.  

How Traditional is African Dance Today: African Dance and Its Essence

The paper is a statement regarding African dance today, it raises the question of whether or not Africans still retain the same dance as time pass through westernization. AbstractDance has always been an indispensable element of life in African society, binding together communities and helping individuals to understand their roles in relation to the community. Inspiritual rituals, dance helps people to understand and remember their role in relation to the divine. Dance in social ceremoni...

THE INFLUENCE OF FOREIGN TELEVISION ON NIGERIAN YOUTHS: A CASE STUDY OF YEAR TWO STUDENTS IN DEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND FILM STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF PORT HARCOURT

ABSTRACTThis study focuses on the influence of foreign television on year two students in the department of Theatre and Film Studies, University of Port Harcourt, as a representation of Nigerian youths. It probed the influence foreign Television has on the lives of Nigerian youths on a lot of things especially in the dance and dressing patterns the youths showcase in recent times. The study was anchored on the Cultivation theory and Social cognitive theory. Using the survey method, and questi...

Costume and makeup as a vital tool for cultural and tourism promotion and preservation in Nigeria.

Costume and makeup is an interpretative tool in drama that enhances, describe the actor’s appearance during a performance. The use of costume and makeup is dictated by the directorial concept. Choices of costumes are usually to add aesthetic value to the actor’s role. The role of the costume is to design characters. Usually, the costumes are designed to denote characters occupation, mood, status, religion and political traits. When costumes are designed, designers bear in mind the aesthet...

The impact of music on television commercial

1. Introduction 42. Theoretical Framework 2.1. Television Commercials 82.2. Attitude 102.3. Different Types of Commercial Background Music 112.4. Elaboration Likelihood Model and Theory of Musical Fit 123. Problem Statement3.1. Research Question and Sub-Questions 183.2. Purpose and Relevance of the Research 194. Methodology 205. Literature Review and Analysis 5.1. General Consumer Attitudes Towards Television Commercials 215.2. Influence of Background Music in TV Commercial on Consumers’ 23...

Costume and make-up as variable tools for cultural promotion and tourism. A study of Nigerian home videos

The study focuses on the use of costume and make-up as variable tools for promoting culture and tourism, a case study of Nigerian home videos. It is believed that people have only one function and importance of the home videos as a means of entertainment and relaxation. The study looked at another importance of home videos in promoting our culture and tourism. It aimed at enlightening the public on the role the home videos in transmitting our cultural values as well as serving as ...