Theatre of the Oppressed is an arsenal of theatre techniques and games that seeks to humanize people, restore true dialogue, and create space for participants to rehearse taking action. It begins with the idea that everyone has the capacity to act in the “theatre” of our lives; everybody is at once an actor and a spectator. We are all spect-actors! It was created by Augusto Boal from.
How has the work and legacy of Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed been interpreted and practised around the world? What does it look like in different working contexts? This book provides an accessible introduction to the political and artistic principles Boal's techniques are founded on, tracking exemplary practice from around the globe.Using detailed contemporary case histories, theatre.