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Introduction to Liberation Arts and Community Engagement

Jul 23

2700 Arapahoe St, Denver, CO


CALLING ALL EDUCATORS, LEADERS, PROJECT MANAGERS, AND ANYONE ELSE INTERESTED! Join Local Theater Company on July 23, 3:30-5:30 pm MT for a public workshop, Introduction to Liberation Arts and Community Engagement, with acclaimed educator Dr. Brent Blair.This two-hour introductory workshop will provide newcomers and those familiar with this type of work with the basic foundations of Theatre of the Oppressed (TO), a form of community-devised theater making that endows citizen participants with agency to craft and perform stories, and some post-colonial tenets of Liberation Arts and Community Engagement (LACE). The workshop includes basic theoretical foundations of TO/LACE, essential game playing and social preparation for collective arts projects for social change, and the fundamental tools of devising and performing an interactive Forum Theatre scene around a specific issue relevant to the participants.

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