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Name:
  Professor Sunday Ododo
Institution:
  University of Maiduguri, Borno state.
Department:
  Department of Theatre Arts
Contact:
  Email: seododo@gmail.com
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  http://www.ododotech.com
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Sunday (Sunnie) Enessi Ododo is a Professor of Performance Aesthetics and Theatre Technology in the Department of Theatre Arts, University of Maiduguri, Maiduguri, Nigeria. His scholarly work has gained considerable attention, especially his ‘Facekuerade theory’, which derives from the maskless transformational practices of traditional Ebira masquerades (eku).
   
Name:
  Prof. Alex Asigbo
Institution:
  Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State.
Department:
  Department of Theatre Arts.
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Prof. Alex Asigbo who is also a Post Doctoral Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies’ (FACLS) African Humanities Program (FAHP) as well as the Nigerian Institute of Corporate Administration (FCAI) has served as External Examiner to different Universities in Nigeria. Elected Dean, Faculty of Arts, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, in October, 2012 he was National Secretary, SONTA 2006-2011, Financial Secretary, SONTA, 2011 - 2013.
   
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  Dr. Tor J. Iorapuu
Institution:
  University of Jos, Jos Plateau State.
Department:
  Department of Theatre and Film Studies.
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Dr. Tor Iorapuu Joseph is an Associate Professor and Head, Department of Theatre and Film Arts, University of Jos. He has done a lot of work on Theatre for Development (TfD) and has served SONTA in several capacities for a period of over a decade. He is a winner of the SONTA 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.
   
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  Prof. Samuel Ayedime Kafewo
Institution:
  ABU, Zaria, Kaduna State.
Department:
  Department of Theatre and Perfotrming Arts
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Samuel Ayedime Kafewo is a Professor of Theatre & Media Studies with the Department of Theatre and Performing Arts, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. His areas of research interest include among others Popular/Theatre for Development, representation of women in the media-Film and television, Theatre history and dramatic theory and criticism.
   
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  Dr. Gowon Ama Doki
Institution:
  Benue State University
Department:
  Department of Theatre Arts
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Dr. Gowon Ama Doki, a Theatre Semiotician, Critic, Theorist is an Associate Professor is the Head, Department of Theatre Arts, Benue State University. He has contributed over forty well researched articles and book chapters both locally and nationally. He has also convened and attended several conferences/workshops both within and outside the country.
   
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  Dr. Mariam A. Iyeh
Institution:
  Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
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Dr. Mariam Asabe Iyeh teaches dance at Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma and is the current Head of Department. She has written and performed dances among which are "Efunsetan Aniwura:A Victim of Political Intrigues", a dance adaptation of Efusetan Aniwura by Ishola Akinsipe and Lola Adeoye; "Break a Boil" a dance adaptation of Sam Ukala's Break a Boil; "Bondage", "Sango", "The tragedy of a people", and others.
   
Name:
  Dr. Suru Damisa
Institution:
  Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
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Contact:
  email: damisasuru@gmail.com.
Phone: 08074505896 / 08035042011.
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Dr. Suru, Cyrus Damisa has worked at Niger and Kogi State Arts Councils Minna/Lokoja as a Cultural Dancer/Officer and rose to become the Production Manager before proceeding to the Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State. He currently teaches at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Nigeria, as Lecturer I. He is a member of the International Dance Council (CID), UNESCO, Society of Nigerian Theatre Artist (SONTA) and Society of Nigerian Dance Scholars (SONDANS). E-mail:
   
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  Sylvanus Philip Dangoji
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Mr Dangoji is carrying out his principal responsibilities of teaching and research in the areas of dramatic literature, development communication, advertising, public relations as well as radio, film and television production & criticism. He is also involved in community service and development work through civil society organizations and activism.
   
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  Dr Abdulrasheed Abiodun
Institution:
  University of Ilorin
Department:
  Performing Arts Department
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Dr Abdulrasheed Abiodun Adeoye teaches Play Directing, Playwriting, Dramatic Literature, Acting, Theatre History, Media Arts, Performance Theories and Theatre Practical/Workshop courses in the Performing Arts Department, University of Ilorin, Ilorin since 1999 where he is an Associate Professor and current Head of the Department. He is a proud winner of the SONTA 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award.
   
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  Dr Ameh D. Akoh
Institution:
  Osun State University
Department:
  Faculty of Culture
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Dr Akoh is an Associate Professor of Drama and Critical Theory, and the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Culture at the Osun State University, Nigeria. His areas of research interest include critical theory, dramatic Criticism, sociology of literature and theatre, gender and cultural Studies. He has over 40 publications in refereed local and international journals and books.
   
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  Prof. Emmanuel S. Dandaura
Institution:
  Nasarawa State University, Keffi
Department:
  Theatre and Cultural Studies
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