VISION & MISSION
The vision and mission of the Department is to encourage and enable individuals to develop their full potentials by providing qualitative and stimulating environment encompassing a wide range of relevant educational activities for efficient dedication and selfless service to the state, the nation and world at large. This commitment is predicated on its philosophical belief in constructive thinking, positive action and freedom of conscience.
Departmental Board (B.A)
The Departmental board is made up of all teaching staff in the Department and the Head of Department serves as its Chairman. The Board is always the first point of contact for students to reach any other organ of the University.
Departmental Board (M.A)
The Departmental board for Postgraduate is made up of all teaching staff with requisite PhD degree in Theatre Arts and its equivalent and the Head of Department serves as its Chairman. The Board is always the first point of contact for any postgraduate student to reach any other organ of the University.
The Department of Theatre & Cultural Studies, Nasarawa State University, Keffi was established on 7th January 2009 as the first Department in a Nigerian University to run a full fledge honours Degree programme in Theatre & Cultural Studies. Its establishment by the University coincides with the superlative performance of the Nasarawa contingent to the Annual National Festival of Arts and Culture (NAFEST). For five consecutive years (2007-2011) the Nasarawa State contingent has retained the PresidentialGong and title of Best Overall State at NAFEST. This is a feat the newDepartment has since begun playing a substantial role towards sustaining. Students and staff of the Department were among the Nasarawa State contingent to both NAFEST 2012 and Abuja Carnival 2012. The pioneer Head of Department is Professor Emmanuel S. Dandaura followed by Lantana Ladi Ahmed and the current Ag. Head of Department is Dr. Suru Cyrus Damisa.