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Author Dithridge, Jennifer Lang, author.
Title CTO/ATA/LA : the curtain is drawn on a "rehearsal for revolution" / by Jennifer Lang Dithridge.
Published [Northridge, California] : California State University, Northridge, 2012.

 Electronic Book  PN1657 .Z95 2012 D58eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (viii, 118 pages) : charts, photographs, chiefly color.
Content Type text
still image
Format online resource
File Characteristics text file PDF
Thesis M.A. California State University, Northridge 2012.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 60-65).
Summary This thesis archives the work of the Center for the Theatre of the Oppressed/Applied Theatre Arts/Los Angeles, in existence from 2001-2005. The author records the aspirations, challenges, and ultimate outcome of a group of Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) practitioners in the Los Angeles area who worked to offer theatre techniques, as created by world-renowned theatre practitioner Augusto Boal, aimed to combat social injustices. The thesis briefly explores the influence Boal's cadre of techniques had on CTO/ATA/LA. Boal originally created TO to help oppressed citizens in Brazil demand a better quality of life than their circumstances and class allowed. CTO/ATA/LA strove to apply the same concepts to populations in Los Angeles with varied successes and failures. This study illuminates the journey of this organization.
Note Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on January 18, 2013).
Subject Center for the Theatre of the Oppressed (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Theater and society.
Performance art.
Social advocacy.
Local Subject Dissertations, Academic -- CSUN -- Theatre.
Alternate Title Center for the Theatre of the Oppressed/Applied Theatre Arts/Los Angeles
OCLC number 850963200