Theatre (Theater) of the Oppressed

Subgroup Size

Entire group


No duration provided

External Cost



Boal, A. (1979). Theatre of the oppressed (C.A. McBride & M.O.L. McBride, Trans). Theatre Communications Group, Inc.


Boal, A. (2002). Games for actors and non-actors (2nd edition, A. Jackson, Trans). Routledge.


Midha, G. (2010). Theatre of the oppressed: A manual for educators [Master's Capstone Project, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Center for International Education].



As a result of this set of activities, participants will be able to: 1. Interrogate oppressive power structures. 2. "Explore, show, analyze, and transform the reality in which they are living" (Midha, 2010, p. 8).