Forum Theatre workshops & launching the Arab network for Theatre of the Oppressed
Category: Research, Training and Regional Events
We aim to offer a series of “Theatre of the Oppressed” workshops in both Morocco and Jordan so as to create units of activists in both countries that would then present public performances throughout the year and also train new groups of children, youth and adults in theatre. This project is a step towards establishing a pan-Arab network for Theatre of the Oppressed (an initiative first launched nation-wide in Egypt by Nora Amin/"The National Project for Theatre of the Oppressed".
Theatre of the Oppressed:
Category: Performing Arts
Taking theatre outside of theatrical institutions and into public spaces and the streets, this performance is interactive and unique every time. It uses the theatrical model of the "Theatre of the Oppressed" by Brazilian writer Augusto Boal to feature real scenes from Egyptian society where oppression and conflict exist. The audience interacts with the actors to find a solution to the conflict, thus becoming a training for managing conflict in real life.