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Spring 2017 Catalog and Handbook 
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APTH 620 - Theatre of the Oppressed: An Introduction to the Work of Augusto Boal (3 Credits)

Prerequisite: None
This course provides students with an overview of the theories and methods of the Brazilian popular theatre director and activist, Augusto Boal. It also examines the important influences that have informed his work, including his experiences under military dictatorship and the liberatory pedagogy of Paulo Freire. As the final in-class assignment, students will research, devise and present a Theatre of the Oppressed forum theatre performance.