Students of Special College of Education, Oyo (SPED) walks in procession around the school environment. Febuary 11, 2021, Oyo State, Nigeria.

Theatre Myths is an ongoing project that explores the rites of passage of first-year performance arts students in various tertiary institutions in Nigeria.

The rites of passage require first-year students from various social and cultural backgrounds to engage in activities that showcase their culture to the university community. Some of these activities include chants, costume procession, dance, and drama amongst others.

Rooted in the belief that theatre is a typification of life, the induction process is meant to reawaken and promote cultural consciousness in Nigerian students.


PFA students of University of Ilorin getting ready for their music and dance performance, which is part of the induction program activities. July 29 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Students of Unilorin during their music and dance performance. July 30 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria.
An ongoing music and dance performances. July 30 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Students of Ajayi Crowther university during their initiation process, main activity of the induction program. May 28 2021, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Student takes honey to clear his voice before his drama performance. July 30 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Male students dressed in their Yoruba traditional costume for the induction. April 1 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria.
Female students of SPED dressing up for the induction program in their lecture room. Febuary 11, 2021, Oyo State, Nigeria.
Students of Unilorin during their initiation process. July 30 2021, Kwara State, Nigeria
An ongoing induction performance. May 28 2021, Oyo State, Nigeria.
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