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Dr. Edet Otu Essien

Associate professor
Theatre and Media Studies
eedet@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Edet Otu Essien obtained B.A (Hons), M.A (Arts Administration and Ph.D (Arts Management) from the University of Calabar where he now teaches Theatre, Film and Carnival Studies. His experience in the arts as an academic and an artist spans many years within which he has featured in many Radio, Television, Film and Stage Productions. Essien is published in both foreign and local journals and has five Plays and many book chapters to his credit. He belongs to professional bodies like SONTA, NANTAP, AGN. He is married to Iniobong and they are blessed with three (3) children.

Essien, Edet.

“Budgeting and Performing Arts Management in Nigeria: Valuated Concerns”. LWATI – Journal of Contemporary Research 11.4 (2014): 121-130


Essien, Edet.

“Resuscitating Live Theatre Performances: James Ene Henshaw Foundation’s Projects in Perspective”. Peak Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities 3.5 (2015): 70-76. https://www.peakjournals.org/sub-journals-PJSSH.html


Essien, Edet.

“Exploring Theatre for Development (TfD) Praxis in an Industrial Environment”. Journal of Integrative Humanism – Ghana 5.1 (2015): 41-52.


Essien, Edet.

“Social Media and Patronage of Live Theatre in Nigeria”. Sankofa 4.1(2015):20-31


Essien, Edet.

“Video Film Piracy in Nigeria: Interfacing to Integrate the Pirate”. LWATI – Journal of Contemporary Research 12.1 (2015):


-----.“The Performing Artist and Marketing Problems in Nigeria”. Theatre Studies Review 3.1 (2003): 44-55.


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“A Survey of Audience Catering Services in the Nigerian Theatre”. Focus On Theatre 1.1(1994): 5-9.


-----. “Tourism and Nigerian Traditional Festivals”. The Parnassus 2 (2005): 176-184.


-----.“The Theatre Administrator and Conflict Resolution in the Theatre”. Nduñode 6.2 (2005): 21-28.


Essien, Edet and I. E. Kadimo Oqua.

“Enhancing Internal Financial Control in Theatre Establishments in Nigeria”. Nduñode 7.1 (2008):1-14.


Essien, Edet and Stanis Iyorza.

“Global Media and Cultural Domination: Strategies for a New World Information Order (NWICO) for Africa”. Journal of Globalization and International Studies 4.1 and 2 (2009): 69-82.


Essien, Edet and Stanis Iyorza.

“Critical Perspectives on Audience Engineering in Nigerian Live Theatres”. WAACLALS 4.1(2011):1-14.


Essien, Edet.

“Audience Development Strategy in the Theatre”. Encyclopaedia of the Arts 11.1 (2006): 42-50


Essien, Edet.

“Theatre for Development in Contemporary Nigeria: Problems and Prospects”. Encyclopaedia of the Arts 11.2 (2006): 128-138.


Essien, Edet and Brenda Akpan.

“Communication Imperatives and the Theatre Administrator”. Nduñode 9.2 (2011): 115-129.


Oqua, Kadimo and Edet Essien.

“Angbo-Akata: The Social Dimensions of a Night Masquerade”. JOSET 4.1 (2015): 62-73.

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