Was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Opressed, a theatrical form originally used in popular education movements. Boal served as a vereador (the Brazilian equivalent of a city councillor) in Rio de Janeiro from 1993 to 1997, where he developed legislative theatre.
Theatre of the Oppressed is a system of physical exercises, games, image techniques and specific improvisations. The objective is to develop and reshape the art of theatre, by turning it into a tool for the comprehension of social and personal problems and the search for their solutions. Everybody welcome, actors and non actors.
Dates: Every Saturday from Januray 5th
Time: from 2 to 5 pm Price per session: £10 - £8conc Coordinators: Sergio Amigo and Diego Iudicissa. Enrolment: call 020 7620 2900 or email email@example.com we have a limited number of places. Bring comfortable clothes.