Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Quilting Points Meeting: Agusto Boal's 'Theatre of the Oppressed'

The reading group will be meeting at 17.15 on Tuesday the 5th of April to discuss Agusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed, to follow on from our reflections on spectator and spectacle at the Guy Debord meeting. The main text will be Frances Babbage's second chapter from Agusto Boal, 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. The discussion will be led by Katie Elphick, who will give a brief introduction to Boal and the chapter. The book is accessible online through the Leeds library, and through www.dawsonera.com.
Venue: Seminar Room 5.

Hope to see you there.

The Link is here.



The Press about Babbage's Agusto Boal:
This useful study combines: a biographical and historical overview of Boal's career as playwright and director in-depth analysis of Boal's classic text on radical theatre, The Theatre of the Oppressed exploration of training and production techniques practical guidance to Boal's workshop methods.

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