Augusto Boal Paperback
Part of the Routledge Performance Practitioners series
The work of Augusto Boal has had a tremendous impact on contemporary theatre.
This volume looks at the scope of Boal's career - from his early work as a playwright and director in Sao Paulo in the 1950s, to the development of his groundbreaking manifesto in the 1970s for a 'Theatre of the Oppressed'.
Augusto Boal will be fascinating reading for anyone interested in the role that theatre can play in stimulating social and personal change.
This useful study combines: * a biographical and historical overview of Boal's career as theatre practitioner 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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 176 pages, 7 black & white illustrations
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 07/10/2004
- Category: Ttechnical & background skills
- ISBN: 9780415273268