This workshop is an introduction to August Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed improvisational techniques & other arts-based education approaches. Designed to encourage embodied reflection and learning, it will provide participants with consciousness-raising tools to broaden understandings of social justice, oppression & community transformation. These techniques will provide participants with a diversity of community-building strategies that address interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, team-building, empathy and personal and collective healing and growth. This workshop is intended for anyone interested and committed to social justice and keen to apply arts-based practices in life & work.
Date: November 30th, 2015
Time: 6:30-9:00 pm
Location: 40 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario
Trainers: Natalie Abdou is a life-long learner, facilitator, theatre practitioner and creative soul who loves to reflect, share and learn in community for the purpose of personal healing, social justice and community transformation. She is currently collaborating with Branch Out Theatre, the Coady International Institute and various youth activist and practitioners working for justice in Egypt.
Accessibiity: Building is wheelchair accessible with a ramp at the front entrance. It's closest to Queen's Park subway station. There are also accessible, single stall gender neutral washrooms on the first floor. The room is on the second floor and there is an elevator. IMPORTANT: This workshop is more movement-based than most of our workshops. Please contact Brook at the email below ahead of time, to discuss how to make this workshop as accessible as possible for you.
Please contact: Brook Thorndycraft at email@example.com, for more information about the workshop.
When & Where
Tools for Change
Tools for Change is a project of OPIRG Toronto, Earthroots, Greenpeace Canada, OPIRG York, the Community Action Centre of the Student Association at George Brown College and No One Is Illegal (NOII). We help you develop skills to champion social, economic, and environmental justice. We host over 20 workshops a year. Workshop are offered on a sliding scale of $20, $30 and $50 and scholarships are available.
Interested in Tools for Change delivering a speaking engagement, capacity building program, or workshop tailored to your organization's needs? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Register for our Certificate in Social Change program
Join our email list to receive workshop announcements and useful resources.
Become a Tools for Change community partner and have your members attend workshops for free.