• Intro to Theatre of the Oppressed

    Friday, Jan. 23, 2015 1:00 p.m. (ET)
    Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 4:00 p.m. (ET)

    Carli Gaughf

    ATC’s Community Partnership director Carli Gaughf leads the January Theatre of the Oppressed workshop.

    Theater ​of ​the ​Oppressed ​provides ​tools ​for ​people ​to ​explore ​collective ​struggles ​and ​then ​experiment ​with ​inventing ​a ​new ​future ​together ​through ​theater. ​In ​T.O., ​theater ​is ​emphasized ​not ​as ​a ​spectacle ​but ​rather ​as ​a ​language ​accessible ​to ​all. ​In ​this ​two-day ​workshop, ​participants ​will ​be ​introduction ​to ​the ​purpose ​and ​methods ​of ​T.O., ​with ​a ​focus ​on ​the ​forms ​of ​Image ​Theatre ​and ​Forum ​Theatre.

    Each registration includes lunch on Friday and on Saturday. Other meals are “on your own.” For lodging ideas and venue information visit www.cita.org and click on “upcoming events” and “applied theatre.”

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    Download information flyer (PDF) | Download registration form (Word)

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    Intro to Theatre of the Oppressed

    January 23, 2015, 1:00pm - January 24, 2015, 3:00pm

    Greenville, South Carolina

    “The theater itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution.” Augusto Boal Augusto Boal was a theatre director, writer, and politician who developed Theatre of the Oppressed (T.O.) in 1960s in Brazil to address the challenges of the oppressed in South America. Today, his techniques have been used all over the world to foster social change. Theater of the Oppressed provides tools for people to explore collective struggles, analyze their history and present circumstances, and then experiment with inventing a new future together through theater. In this two-day workshop, participants will be introduction to the purpose and methods of T.O. When: Friday, January 23rd from 1:00pm - 9:00pm/Saturday, January 24th from 9:00am - 4:00pm Where: Downtown Presbyterian Church, 435 West Washington Street, Greenville, SC Cost: $125 Adult Preregistration, $75 Student Preregistration. $150 after January 9th Registration: visit www.appliedtheatrecenter.org. Questions? Email cgaughf@appliedtheatrecenter.org

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    Save the date! The ATC will offer an introductory workshop on Forum Theatre (Theatre of the Oppressed) in Greenville, SC on January 23 (Friday evening) and 24 (all day Saturday), 2015. Details on registration and venue to follow. The workshop will be taught by Carli Gaughf, Community Partnerships director. ... See MoreSee Less

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