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DRAMA DIRECTOR

A theatre director or stage director is a director/instructor in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a theatre production (a play, an opera, a musical, or a devised piece of work) by unifying various endeavours and aspects of production. The director’s function is to ensure the quality and completeness of theatre […]

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COLLAGE PRODUCTION

Collage (from the French: coller, “to glue”; French pronunciation: ​[kɔ.laːʒ]) is a technique of art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole. A collage may sometimes include magazine and newspaper clippings, ribbons, paint, bits of coloured or handmade papers,

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STUDY OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to make musical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. Early musical instruments may have been used for ritual, such

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PAPER CRAFT

Paper craft is the collection of art forms employing paper or card as the primary artistic medium for the creation of three-dimensional objects. It is the most widely used material in arts and crafts. It lends itself to a wide range of techniques, as it can for instance be folded, cut, glued, molded, stitched, or layered. Papermaking by hand is also an important paper

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EAT TRAINING

Ear training or aural skills is a skill by which musicians learn to identify, solely by hearing, pitches, intervals, melody, chords, rhythms, and other basic elements of music. The application of this skill is analogous to taking dictation in written/spoken language. As a process, ear training is in essence the inverse of sight-singing, the latter being analogous to reading a written text aloud without

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CREATE A SENSE OF BELONGING

Finding ways to belong can help ease the pain of loneliness. Having a sense of belonging is a common experience. Belonging means acceptance as a member or part. Such a simple word for huge concept. A sense of belonging is a human need, just like the need for food and shelter. Feeling that you belong

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CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Contemporary dance is a dance performance genre that developed during the mid twentieth century and has since grown to become one of the dominant genres for formally trained dancers throughout the world, with particularly strong popularity in the U.S. and Europe. Although originally informed by and borrowing from classical, modern, and jazz styles, it has

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DRAMA | FUNCTION, ELEMENT AND TERMS

Drama is the specific mode of narrative, typically fictional, represented in performance. The term comes from the Greek word δρᾶμα, drama, meaning action, which is derived from the verb δράω, draō, meaning to do or to act. The enactment of drama in theatre, performed by actors on a stage before an audience, presupposes collaborative modes of production and a collective form of reception. The structure of dramatic texts, unlike other forms of literature, is directly influenced by this collaborative production and collective reception. The early modern tragedy Hamlet (1601)

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INTRODUCTION TO LOCAL CRAFT

A craft is an activity such as weaving, carving, or pottery that involves making things skilfully by hand, often in a traditional way. When craft has this meaning, its plural form is crafts. A craft is a pastime or a profession that requires particular skills and knowledge of skilled work. In a historical sense, particularly

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MUSICAL TERMS

Term Definition A cappella – One or more vocalists performing without an accompaniment. Accelerando – A symbol used in musical notation indicating to gradually quicken tempo. Accessible – Music that is easy to listen to and understand. Adagio – A tempo having slow movement; restful at ease. Allegro – A direction to play lively and

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PAINTING PRACTICAL

What is Painting? Painting is a creative and practical activity that involves applying pigments, colors, or other mediums to a surface in order to create an artwork or a visual representation. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, engaging in painting can be a fulfilling and enjoyable practice. Here are some practical tips to

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SCALE CONSTRUCTION

Scale construction refers to the process of developing a measurement scale or instrument to assess a specific construct or variable of interest in research. Scales are commonly used in social sciences, psychology, marketing, and other fields to measure attitudes, beliefs, opinions, behaviors, and other subjective or objective phenomena. Here is a general overview of the

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PAINTING

Painting is a mode of creative expression, and the forms are numerous. Drawing, gesture (as in gestural painting), composition, narration (as in narrative art), or abstraction (as in abstract art), among other aesthetic modes, may serve to manifest the expressive and conceptual intention of the practitioner.  Paintings can be naturalistic and representational (as in a

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MUSICAL INSTRUMENT

A musical instrument is an instrument created or adapted to makemusical sounds. In principle, any object that produces sound can be a musical instrument—it is through purpose that the object becomes a musical instrument. The history of musical instruments dates to the beginnings of human culture. Early musical instruments may have been used for ritual, such as

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DANCE

Dance music is music composed specifically to facilitate or accompany dancing. It can be either a whole musical piece or part of a larger musical arrangement. In terms of performance, the major categories are live dance music and recorded dance music. While there exist attestations of the combination of dance and music in ancient times (for example Ancient Greek vases sometimes

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REHEARSAL

A rehearsal is an event that occurs as preparation for a performance. It is undertaken as a form of practising, to ensure that all details of the subsequent performance are adequately prepared and coordinated. Most commonly employed in the performing arts as preparation for a public presentation, rehearsals are nevertheless used in other contexts, as

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CRAFT

Craft is a multifaceted concept that encompasses a wide range of activities involving skilled, creative, and hands-on work to create or produce something. It represents a fusion of technical expertise, artistic vision, and attention to detail. From traditional crafts passed down through generations to contemporary forms of artistic expression, craft plays a significant role in

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Nigerian Art Music Composers

Traditional music remains the pedestal of Nigerian cultural identification. The music has being in existence from the emergence of the nation and is still upheld by its practitioners as well as its patrons as the chief custodian and conduit of Nigerian cultural heritage. In a nutshell, traditional music encapsulates the world-view, philosophy, aspiration, religion, history,

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MUSIC FORMS

The term musical form (or musical architecture) refers to the overall structure or plan of a piece of music, and it describes the layout of a composition as divided into sections.  In the tenth edition of The Oxford Companion to Music, Percy Scholes defines musical form as “a series of strategies designed to find a successful mean between the opposite extremes of

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