Augusto Boal

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Augusto Boal


Born
in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
March 16, 1931

Died
May 02, 2009

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Augusto Boal was a Brazilian theatre director, writer and politician. He was the founder of Theatre of the Oppressed, a theatrical form originally used in radical popular education movements.

His books are very influential. With 22 published works, translated to more than 20 languages, his views are studied in Theatre schools all over the world.

Average rating: 4.26 · 2,262 ratings · 103 reviews · 33 distinct worksSimilar authors
Theatre of the Oppressed

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4.24 avg rating — 1,348 ratings — published 1977 — 5 editions
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Games for Actors and Non-Ac...

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4.36 avg rating — 498 ratings — published 1975 — 20 editions
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The Rainbow of Desire: The ...

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4.31 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 1994 — 13 editions
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Legislative Theatre: Using ...

4.32 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 1998 — 11 editions
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The Aesthetics of the Oppre...

4.22 avg rating — 64 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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Hamlet and the Baker's Son:...

4.43 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2000 — 10 editions
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In Contact With the Gods?: ...

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4.03 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Teatro do Oprimido e outras...

4.82 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 1974
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A Deliciosa e Sangrenta Ave...

3.58 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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Juegos para actores y no ac...

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“It is forbidden to walk on the grass. It is not forbidden to fly over the grass.”
Augusto Boal

“Theatre is the most perfect artistic form of coercion.”
Augusto Boal, Theatre of the Oppressed

“The theater itself is not revolutionary: it is a rehearsal for the revolution." ~ Augusto Boal”
Augusto Boal

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