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UEW Department of Theatre Arts honours Okyeame Kwame and others

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Final year students of Event Management at the Department of Theatre Arts of the University of Education, Winneba(UEW) have honoured a renowned Ghanaian musician Okyeame Kwame, Playwritter Dr Faustina Brew, and Scenic Designer, Dr Johnson Edu, for their massive contribution to the theatre arts across the globe.

The Department of Theatre Arts, UEW seeks to train and equip students with relevant skills in the fields of Theatre and Dance. It also equips teachers with knowledge and skills to teach theatre-related subjects in Ghanaian schools.

The Department is also poised to advance the accumulated knowledge and skills in Ghanaian traditional culture and the development of Ghanaian contemporary arts and culture.
The event dubbed CELEGENDS was held at the Amu Theatre, University of Education, Winneba.

The hub of Creative Arts in Ghana, the Theatre Department of UEW was honoured to host some great achievers in the Creative Arts industry and celebrate them.

Dr Faustina Brew is noted for her plays,  “Murder of The surgical Bone, The Prisoner, and The Hot Chair”.

Murder of the Surgical Bone which was her maiden play, explored domestic violence and its possible direct and indirect psychological effect on victims.

Mr Johnson Edu is also notable for turning Koo Ofori into Rawlings, and the creation of quasi-Terry Bone Shaker with special effect makeup, and many other feats.

During the remarkable event, Mr Kwame Nsiah-Apau  popularly known as Okyeame Kwame in the music industry was part of the celebrities who inspired the young ones, especially students from the Music and Theatre Arts Department to strive and pursue their careers.

He said, every profession on this earth has made somebody wealthy one way or the other therefore the youth shouldn’t run away from what they are studying when they graduate because according to him theatre arts as important as banking and finance


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