Thursday, August 6, 2009

Theatre of the Oppressors?

I don't think this

is what Agosto Boal

had in mind when he created the Theatre of the Oppressed.

So, here's my question: How do we reclaim the use of theatre in order to promote progressive, people-centered, positive change in politics, but also in other socially relevant areas? How do we convince those in power to pay attention to those without a voice? What would the world look like if Victor Papanek and Agosto Boal had collaborated on a project? These are all things I will be thinking about today. If you have any ideas, please share them here.

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