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9DRPP - Theatre of the Oppressed: Augusto Boal

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“We must all do theatre, to find out who we are and discover who we could become.” and resident of a world - Augusto Boal where many things seem wrong, Where class, colour, gender, nation, age, religion and notions of what is normal and what is not, create unearned privilege and wealth for some at the expense of the suffering of many others. Click here for more of this presentation.

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'Augusto Boal', 2009, Times, The (United Kingdom), p. 60.

A Biography of Augusto Boal n.d.,, accessed 2 August 2018, <>.

"Theatre for the Oppressed Augusto Boal, the Brazilian Playwright, Activist and Torture Victim, Talks to Michael McCaughran about His Political Theatre Work, which has Inspired People to Resist Oppression." Irish Times, 22 Oct 1998, pp. 14. elibrary,