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Youth and Theatre of the Oppressed



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Youth and Theatre of the Oppressed investigates a performance strategy which aims to develop possible alternatives to oppressive forces in individual s lives. Eminent contributors offer diverse perspectives on the theories and practices within Theatre of the Oppressed, especially as it relates to young people. This book shares TO s goal of engaging the collective to create generative conversations among readers which look deeply into the issues of community through theatre - whether in India or Indiana - and to work with young people to name their world, untangle the knot of oppressions, and to develop with them possible action plans for their own futures.

Author Biography

Chen Alon, Tel-Aviv University, Israel Brent Blair, University of Southern California, USA Augusto Boal, founder of Theatre of the Oppressed Julian Boal, Group of Theatre of the Oppressed-Paris, France Diane Conrad, University of Alberta, Canada Andrea Dishy, City University of New York, USA B. J. Dodge, California Institute of the Arts, USA Sanjoy Ganguly, Jana Sanskriti Linda Goulet, First Nations University, Canada Glenn M. Hudak, University of North Carolina-Greensboro, USA Sonja Arsham Kuftinec, University of Minnesota, USA Warren Linds, Concordia University, Canada Christina Marin, New York University, USA Karina Naumer, freelance educational drama specialist Johnny Saldana, Arizona State University, USA Mady Schutzman, California Institute of the Arts, USA Chris Vine, City University of New York, USA
Release date Australia
May 14th, 2010
Edited by Elinor Vettraino Edited by Peter Duffy
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
XVII, 286 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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