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Theater of the Oppressed Workshop with Gail Burton
Sunday, July 15th 2-5pm To be rescheduled. Challenge yourself. Overcome fear. Discover the power in your reality. Based on the interactive movement techniques developed by Augusto Boal, Brazilian theater activist, Gail Burton will facilitate this 3-hour workshop on discovering personal and collective visions for transforming conflict and oppression into collective resistance and empowerment. A highly participatory living-in-the-body interaction. No previous experience necessary. Suggested Donation $20, no one turned away for lack of funds. More info pending.
About Gail Burton: Trained by and is a member of the facilitation collective, Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory at the Brecht Forum, in NYC; and currently serving as the coordinator of the collective’s multiplication project, TOPLAB New England. Gail has studied Image, Forum, and Rainbow of Desire theater techniques under the guidance of Marie-Claire Picher, Julian and Augusto Boal; as well as other members of the collective. Burton has been a member of the Medea Project Theater for Incarcerated Women in San Francisco, CA. and coordinator and workshop leader for her New Freedwoman Project, in MA. (Click here for full text)