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Augusto Boal (1931–2009) was a Brazilian director, playwright and theorist who created Theatre of the oppressed, a methodology for social change that is now practised across the world. This article aims to provide a brief introduction to the key principles underpinning Boal’s work and an initial exploration of the potential ways in which Theatre of the oppressed can contribute to critical and radical social work practice.
- applied theatre
- social change
Jupp Kina, V., & Fernandes, K. C. (2017). Augusto Boal's Theatre of the oppressed: democatising art for social transformation. Critical and Radical Social Work, 5(2), 241-252. https://doi.org/10.1332/204986017X14951776937239