Prof. Effiong Etim Johnson

Director

Prof. Effiong Johnson

Director

 

A multitalented writer, director, actor, poet, critic and scholar. I’ve been a theatre and media teacher for 17 years at the University of Cross, Uyo, Abuja and Delta State (Lagos Campus). I studied Theatre and Communications at the University of Calabar and Ibadan respectively. With Ph.D in performance theory and practice that relates Grotowski’s aesthetics to the Nigerign State. I have served as PRO, Society of Nigerian Thetist(SONTA) and member of the Editorial Board of Sonta Journal. I published some plays, some of which includes Generous Donors – A Dramatic Expose on AIDs etc. I am widely travelled to Europe and America where i have drawn challenges for the African Theatre-Type. I’m married to pretty Dr. Ofonime and we are bless with John-Ani, Victor-Eti., Elizabeth-ofon and Emmanuel Disu.

Professor Effong Johnson, a multi-talented writer, director, actor, poet, critic and scholar is a theatre and media teacher of seventeen years at the University of Uyo, – Abuja and Delta State {Lagos Campus).

He studied Theatre and Communications at the Universities of Calabar and lbadan respective|y. With his Ph.D in Performance theory and practice that relates Grotowski’s aesthetic to Nigerian stage, Professor Johnson is thus an experimentalist in the mould of the likes of Brook, Schechner, Chiakin and Papp.

He served as PRO, Society of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA) and member of the Editorial Board of Sonta Journal. His published plays include Generous donors – A Dramatic Expose on AlDS, Not Without Bones, The Stolen Manuscripts, Frogs At Noon and Son Of the Land.

Dr. Johnson is widely travelled to Europe and America from where he draws challenges for the African Theatre-type. He is married to pretty Dr. Ofonime and they are blessed with John-Ani, Victor-ti, Elizabeth-Ofon and Emmanuel-Disu.