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New and Published Books

  1. Theatre for Women’s Participation in Sustainable Development

    By Beth Osnes

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

    Though development researchers have proven that the participation of women is necessary for effective sustainable development, development practitioners still largely lack culturally appropriate, gender-sensitive tools for including women, especially women living in poverty. Current tools used in...

    Published November 21st 2013 by Routledge

  2. Learning Through Theatre

    The Changing Face of Theatre in Education, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Anthony Jackson, Chris Vine

    In the two decades since the publication of the second edition, Learning Through Theatre has further established itself as an indispensable resource for scholars, practitioners and educators interested in the complex interrelations between teaching and learning, the performing arts, and society at...

    Published June 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Jana Sanskriti

    Forum Theatre and Democracy in India

    By Sanjoy Ganguly

    Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil. This book is a unique...

    Published April 26th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Applied Theatre Reader

    Edited by Tim Prentki, Sheila Preston

    The Applied Theatre Reader is the first book to bring together new case studies of practice by leading practitioners and academics in the field and beyond, with classic source texts from writers such as Noam Chomsky, bell hooks, Mikhail Bakhtin, Augusto Boal, and Chantal Mouffe. This book divides...

    Published August 19th 2008 by Routledge

  5. The Community Performance Reader

    Edited by Petra Kuppers, Gwen Robertson

    Community Performance: A Reader is the first book to provide comprehensive teaching materials for this significant part of the theatre studies curriculum. It brings together core writings and critical approaches to community performance work, presenting practices in the UK, USA, Australia...

    Published February 15th 2007 by Routledge

  6. The Aesthetics of the Oppressed

    By Augusto Boal

    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...

    Published March 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  7. A Boal Companion

    Dialogues on Theatre and Cultural Politics

    Edited by Jan Cohen-Cruz, Mady Schutzman

    This carefully constructed and thorough collection of theoretical engagements with Augusto Boal’s work is the first to look ’beyond Boal’ and critically assesses the Theatre of the Opressed (TO) movement in context. A Boal Companion looks at the cultural practices which inform TO and explore them...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Augusto Boal

    By Frances Babbage

    Series: Routledge Performance Practitioners

    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...

    Published October 7th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Games for Actors and Non-Actors

    2nd Edition

    By Augusto Boal

    Games for Actors and Non-Actors is the classic and best selling book by the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, Augusto Boal. It sets out the principles and practice of Boal's revolutionary Method, showing how theatre can be used to transform and liberate everyone – actors and non-actors...

    Published August 22nd 2002 by Routledge

  10. Hamlet and the Baker's Son

    My Life in Theatre and Politics

    By Augusto Boal

    Hamlet and the Baker's Son is the autobiography of Augusto Boal, inventor of the internationally renowned Forum Theatre system, and 'Theatre of the Oppressed' and author of Games for Actors and Non-Actors and Legislative Theatre. Continuing to travel the world giving workshops and inspiration to...

    Published February 23rd 2001 by Routledge