About Effiong Etim Johnson

Professor Effong Johnson, a rnulti-talented writer, director, actor, poet, critic andscholar 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.

Born: June 21, 1959
Height: 175 c.m
Experience: 40 years
      Spending time with my family
      Watching Live Theatre
      Traveling (Especially on land)
      Playing Football, Volley-ball and Badminton
Nationality: Nigerian

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Email: effiongjohnson@uniuyo.edu.ng
Website: http://www.uniuyo.edu.ng
Department of Theatre Arts,
University of Uyo,
P.M.B 1017,
Akwa Ibom State


Email: drjohnsonee@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.effiongjohnson.com.ng
No. 177 Aka-Etinan Road,
Mbierebe Obio Uyo
Immediately after International Stadium Junction

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