The Aesthetics of the Oppressed

By Augusto Boal

Translated by Adrian Jackson

© 2006 – Routledge

144 pages

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pub: 2006-03-22
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About the Book

Augusto Boal's workshops and theatre exercises are renowned throughout the world for their life-changing effects. At last this major director, practitioner, and author of many books on community theatre speaks out about the subjects most important to him – the practical work he does with diverse communities, the effects of globalization, and the creative possibilities for all of us.

Table of Contents

The Dance Teacher. The Tree of the Theatre of the Oppressed. The Aesthetics of the Oppressed.A Theoretical Foundation. The Practical Realisation: The Prometheus Project. Theatre as a Martial Art. Globalisation, Culture and Art. Theatre in Prisons. Seventieth Birthday - 2001

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Theater / History & Criticism