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Monday, April 2 • 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Rehearsing the Revolution: Theatre of the Oppressed as a Tool for Change LIMITED

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Space for this workshop is limited, due to the participatory nature of the content. 
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In this introduction to Theatre of the Oppressed, participants will utilize theater as a language - using our bodies, voices and lived experiences as our primary tools - to explore themes and rehearse strategies to make positive changes in our daily lives. This theatrical form empowers people to be active participants in overcoming oppression by raising awareness around oppressive systems, providing opportunities to envision action, and rehearsing positive change. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created original collaborative forums used to combat oppression. This workshop is an interactive and inclusive space where all abilities and ages are welcome.

  • Facilitators: Hannah du Plessis, Liz Foster-Shaner, and Mary C. Parker
  • Light refreshments will be provided, courtesy of B52 Cafe
  • Please contact Liz Foster-Shaner (topittsburgh@gmail.com) with accessibility questions.
  • Recent update: Childcare will be provided at this event through Flexable!

Speakers
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Liz Foster-Shaner

Teaching Artist, Gateway to the Arts/Pittsburgh Cultural Trust
Liz Foster-Shaner has over fifteen years of experience with Freire, Boal, and TO, starting as an undergrad at UC Berkeley, double-majoring in Theatre and Political Science. TO was a paradigm shift for Liz, blending her majors into an impactful artistic and political practice, while... Read More →
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Mary C. Parker

Founder | Consultant | Coach, Just Collaboration LLC
Mary C. Parker is a certified professional life coach, international leadership trainer and dialogue facilitator, and has written curriculum on race, inclusion, and leadership for students, communities, and organizations in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Seattle, and Zimbabwe. In 2015 Mary... Read More →
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Hannah du Plessis

Principal, Fit Associates LLC
Hannah du Plessis is a principal of Fit Associates LLC, a firm focused on equipping teams and organizations to create better futures for themselves. Hannah’s belief in human potential, tempered by the raw reality of growing up in violent, segregated South Africa, fuels her desire... Read More →


Monday April 2, 2018 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Union Project 801 N Negley Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

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