Dr. Esrafil Ahmed
Dr. Esrafil Ahmed Professor, Department of Drama & Dramatics

PROFILE

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

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RESEARCH INTEREST

Mime and Pantomime, Body language & Non Verbal Art Research, Theatre for Development, Play Direction.

JOURNAL PAPER

Esrafil Ahmed, ছৌ নাচ ও মূকাভিনয়: একটি তুলনামূলক পর্যালোচনা, Theatre Studies, pp.2017,
Esrafil Ahmed, ঐতিহ্যবাহী বাঙলা নাট্য সঙ ও সাম্প্রতিকতা, Theatre Studies, 2016.
Esrafil Ahmed, বর্ণনাত্মক বাঙলা নাট্যরীতি: সেলিম আল দীন, Theatre Studies, 2015.
Esrafil Ahmed, কাজী নজরুল ইসলামের মধুমালা নাটকে যাদু বাস্তবতা, Theatre Studies, 2014.
Esrafil Ahmed, যুদ্ধ ও কাব্যকাহিনীর কেন্দ্রভূমে নারী, Theatre Studies, 2013.
Esrafil Ahmed, ঐতিহ্যবাহী বাঙলা নাট্য ধারায় নজরুলের মধুমালা নাটক: একটি পুনর্পাঠ, Theatre Studies, 2012.
Esrafil Ahmed, রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুরের মঞ্চ ভাবনা: নাগরিক নাট্যসম্প্রদায়ের রক্তকরবী, Theatre Studies, pp.2011,
Esrafil Ahmed, হাত হদাই নাটকে মূকাভিনয় প্রসঙ্গ, Pantomime potrika, 2011.
  1. Discussion about mime acting in Hat Hadai play written by Salim Al Deen.
Esrafil Ahmed, তামাশা সঙ যাত্রা ঘাটু ও গিতিকা: একটি তুলনামূলক পর্যবেক্ষণ, 12, pp.2005,
Esrafil Ahmed, প্রসঙ্গ: উন্নয়ন থিয়েটার (Proshong: Unnon Theatre), Theatre Studies, 11, pp.139-157, Jahangirnagar University, 2004.

History of development theatre of Bangladesh.


CONFERENCE PAPER

Esrafil Ahmed, বাংলাদেশ মূকাভিনয় ফেডারেশান: মুক্ত ভাবনা, 2010.

History of Bangladesh mime fedaration.


BOOK

Esrafil Ahmed, মৃকাভিনয়ের উৎস ও বিকাশ (Mukavinoyer Uttso O Bikash), pp.108, 30.06.23.

Origins and development of pantomime

Esrafil Ahmed, Mokavinoy o onanaya probandha (মূকাভিনয় ও অন্যান্য প্রবন্ধ), pp.112, 2005.

History of mime and pantomime and others article.


Teaching

Course Code Course Title Semester/Year
DAD 529 Nazrul Studies MA
DAD 409 Development Theatre 4th year
DAD: 309 Set Design 3rd year
DAD 103 Theory of Drama and Genre Studies Theory/Half (35+10+5) 1st
DAD 523 Ethnic Theatre and Literature MA
DAD 409 Theatre for Development Theory/Half/50 4th
DAD 107 Preparation for Performance Practical/Half (35+10+5) 1st

Academic Info

Institute: Dhamrai Harding Haigh School
Period: 1984

S. S. C. Science Group, Dhaka Board

 

Institute: Savar Degree College
Period: 1987

H. S. C. Science Group, Dhaka Board

Institute: Department of Drama and Dramatics
Period: 1990

B.A. (Honors), Jahangirnagar University

Institute: Department of Drama and Dramatics
Period: 2009

PhD, (SET DESIGN IN THEATRE OF BANGLADESH: STYLE, NATURE AND DEVELOPMENT (1972-2003) (evsjv‡`‡ki bvU‡K g cwiKíbv: ixwZ, cÖK…wZ I weeZ©b), Jahangirnagar University 

 

Institute: Department of Drama
Period: 1995

M.A. in Acting, Drama, Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, India

Institute: Department of Drama and Dramatics
Period: 1991

M.A. in Direction, Jahangirnagar University

Experience

Organization: Dept. of Drama and Dramatics
Position: Chairman
Period: 07-09-2021

From 07-09-2021 to steel now

Organization: Banghabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Hall
Position: Provost
Period: 14-06-2022

From 14.06.2022 to still now

Organization: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)
Position: Consultant
Period: 1999

Consultant activities: Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) in their Advocacy & Human Rights Units Program.

Organization: Rangon Mime Academy
Position: Founder, Actor and Director
Period: 2009

Founder, Actor and Director, Rangon Mime Academy, Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Bangladesh mime federation
Position: Chairman
Period: 2020-2023, 20 October.

Chairman, Bangladesh mime federation

Organization: Time & Tide Creative Service Network
Position: Former Director
Period: 2005

Time & Tide Creative Service Network (Training & Resource Centre)

Organization: IVDC -Dhaka
Position: Field Coordinator (Popular Theatre)
Period: 1999
Organization: Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS)
Position: Supervisor (PTE)
Period: 16/07/1997
Organization: Gonoshahajjo Sangstha (GSS)
Position: Supervisor (PTE)
Period: 1994

Activity

Organization: Deullim Music Company
Position: Mime Actor and Director
Period: 14.12.23-20.12.23

South Korea visit with a cultural team.

Organization: Korea House Folk Theatre
Position: Mime Actor and Director
Period: 17.12.23

Mime performance

Organization: Bangladesh High commission, South Korea.
Position: Mime Actor and Director
Period: 16.12.23

Mime performance

Organization: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics
Position: Director
Period: 04.2013
3rd year Honors final Acting production. Organized by the Department of Drama and Playwriting.
Organization: Emon Mime Centre
Position: Mime Actor
Period: 22.03.2019

Farmers of Bengal perform at the mime festival organized by Eamon Mime Centre.

Organization: Mok Academy, Kolkata, India
Period: 17.08.2023

17 August, 2023 Pantomime organization Mook Academy at Kolkata in India theare was a 44 years foundation annivarsary. Mook Academy honored me as a Pantomime actor and director.

Organization: Bangladesh Film Censor Board
Position: Member
Period: 2020-2021
Organization: Food ministry
Position: Adviser
Period: 1 February, 2023

`Nirapaod khadha chai' Motivational and devolopment drama

Organization: Dept. of Drama
Position: Actor and Director
Period: 1997

Stage drama: Sajahan, Playwright: D.L Roy, Organized: Drama Dept. Rabindrabharati University, Kolkata. (M.A Exam)

Organization: Dept. of Drama
Position: Actor
Period: 1997

Stage drama: Kabor, Playwright: Monir Chowdhury, Organized: Dept. of Drama, Rabindrabharati University, Kolkata. (M.A Exam) 

Organization: Banghai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1993

Stage drama: Mora, Playwright: Subhankar Chakaraborti, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka.              

Organization: Dhaka Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1993

Stage drama: Akti Marma Rupkotha, Playwright: Selim Al Deen, Organized: Dhaka Theatre.

Organization: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University
Position: Actor
Period: 1992

Stage drama: Hamed Alir Sargadarsan, Playwright: Salam Saklain, Organized: Loko Theatre, Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics
Position: Actor
Period: 1992

Stage drama: Raja, Playwright: Rabindranath Tagore, Organized: Drama & Dramatics Dept. Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University
Position: Actor
Period: 1992

Stage drama: Karam Alir Dorbin, Playwright: Abdul Ohahab, Organized: Loko Theatre, Jahangirnagar University.           

 

Organization: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University
Position: Actor
Period: 1991

Stage drama: Mokhosh, Playwright:S.M Rafique, Organized: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics
Position: Actor
Period: 1991

Stage drama: Krishana Komari, Playwright: Maikel Madhosudan Datta, Organized: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics, Jahangirnagar Universit.

Organization: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University
Position: Actor
Period: 1991

Stage drama: Sener Khilar Talukdar, Playwright: Salam Saklain, Organized: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics, Jahangirnagar University.
Position: Actor
Period: 1990

Stage drama: Mahuya, Playwright: Dijaya Kanai, Organized: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics, Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University
Position: Actor
Period: 1990

Stage drama: Doshapna, Playwright:S.M Rafique, Organized: Loko Theatre. Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1989

Stage drama: Banghai Shakhi, Playwright: S.H. Kamal, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka.

Organization: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics,
Position: Actor
Period: 1989

Stage drama: Bandini (The Trojan Women), Playwright: Europidis, Organized: Dept. of Drama & Dramatics, Jahangirnagar University.

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1989

Stage drama: Gang Chil, Playwright: Aminur Rahman Manik, organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1988

Stage drama: Rakhasher Khida, Playwright: Asadulla Farazi, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1987

Stage drama: Gai Garamer Pala, Playwright: Sultan Mohammad Razzak, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1986

Stage drama: Madhumoti Parer Manush, Playwright: S. Alam, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1985

Stage drama: Chander Bazar, Playwright: Mazharul Islam Mazhar, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1984

Stage drama: Jahen Alire Dhar, Playwright: Salam Saklain, organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Actor
Period: 1984

Stage drama: Chor, Playwright: Salam Saklain, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Milon Shangha, Savar, Dhaka
Position: Actor
Period: 1984

Stage drama: Bhagho Chakra, Playwright: Ranjon Debnath, Organized: Milon Shangha, Savar, Dhaka

Organization: Dept of Drama & Dramatics
Position: Director
Period: 2012

Stage play: Madhumala, Playwright: Kaji Nazrul Islam, Organized: Drama & Dramatics Dept. Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka.

 

                 

Organization: Bangla Bhasa O Sahittya Bibhag
Position: Director
Period: 2009

Stage play: Aleya, Playwright: Kaji Nazrul Islam, Organized: Bangla Bhasa O Sahittya Bibhag, Jatiya Kobi Kaji Nazrul Islam University, Trisal, Mymonsing.                

 

Organization: Bangla Bhasa O Sahittya Bibhag,
Position: Director
Period: 2009

Stage drama: Potuler Biya, Play wright: Kaji Nazrul Islam. Organized: Bangla Bhasa O Sahittya Bibhag, Jatiya Kobi Kaji Nazrul Islam University, Trisal, Mymonsing.             

 

Organization: Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata
Position: Actor AND Director
Period: 1997

Stage play: Sajahan, Playwright: D.L Roy, Organized: Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata (Exam production)             

 

Organization: Loko Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1994

Stage play: Baro Bhote, Playwright: Narayan Gangapadhya, Organized: Loko Theatre   

 

Organization: Drama & Dramatics Dept, Jahangirnagar University
Position: Director
Period: 1993

Stage play: Sobarna Golok, Playwright: Bankim Chandra Chattyapadhya, Organized: Drama & Dramatics Dept, Jahangirnagar University (Exam production)          

 

Organization: Sabakor Nattyasanghta, Dhaka
Position: Director
Period: 1993

Stage play: Baro Bhote                        

Playwright: Narayan Gangapadhya, Organized: Sabakor Nattyasanghta

Organization: Loko Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1993

Stage play: Kak Diper Ak Maa, Playwright: Uttpal Datta, Organized: Loko Theatre          

 

Organization: Loko Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1992

 Stage play: Hamed Alir Shargadarshan, Playwright: Salam Saklain, Organized: Loko Theatre, Jahangirnagar University        

 

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1993

Stage play: Mora, Playwright: Subhankar Chakaraborti, Organized: Banghai Theatre, Savar, Dhaka               

 

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1991

Stage play: Sener Khilar Talukdar, Playwright: Salam Saklain, Organized: Banghai Theatre

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1987

Stage Play: Goi Garamer Pala, Playwright: Sultan Mohammed Razzak, Organized: Banghai Theatre

Organization: Loko Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1992

Stage play: Karam Alir Dorbin, Playwright: Abdul Ohahab, Organized: Loko Theatre     

 

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1990

Stage play: Sabar Upare Manush Shattya, Playwright: Sultan Mohammed Razzak, Organized: Banghai Theatre

Organization: Bangai Theatre
Position: Director
Period: 1989

Stage play: Bangshai Shakhi, Playwright: S.H Kamal, Organized: Banghai Theatre

Contact

Dr. Esrafil Ahmed

Professor
Department of Drama & Dramatics
Jahangirnagar University, Savar, Dhaka-1342, Bangladesh.
Cell Phone: +88 01711907107
Work Phone: +88 01711907107
Email: esrafil.ahmed@juniv.edu , esrafil.ahmed@juniv.edu