Theatre of the Oppressed in a Classroom Setting for Elementary and Secondary School Teachers

A social theatre workshop, based on the teachniques of Theatre of the Oppressed adapted for children. This workshop will help teachers create a safe space to help children and teens explore and find solutions to conflicts they experience in the classroom and school grounds; as well as, exploring ways to communicate and strengthen loving relationships with peers and adults.
 

Target Audience

K - 12

To Bring/Important Notes

All participants will need: pen and paper, water, and lose, comfortable clothing. Preferably no skirts or dresses.

Sessions

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Room SS 201
Semiahmoo Secondary School

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Presenter

  • Angelo Moroni

    Angelo has been practicing and exploring the techniques of Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) for 18 years. Angelo has adapted the techniques of TO for children focusing on social skills and creative expression; including, working with the mentally diverse and the visually impaired communities. He has given extensive workshops in Mexico City and Vancouver facilitating TO to kids, teens, adults/seniors, Newcomers living Canada at Neighbourhood Houses, Community Centers, and with a variety of Universities and organizations; which include, Amnesty International, UBC and SFU. Plus, he currently collaborates with Theatre Terrific (2012-present), as a theatre facilitator/musician/composer. He is also the founder and Artistic Director of SITE Theatre, and has presented original work at the Vancouver Fringe Festival (2017), Museum of Anthropology, UBC (2017) and the Vancouver Art Gallery North Plaza (2018), a : part – Breaking Social Isolation, Kitshouse (2018). Plus, Angelo has finished his studies in Addictions Counselling (VCC, 2018). Lastly, he continues giving Theatre of the Oppressed workshops to help community members find solutions to difficult social issues. Burnaby Family Life (April/Sept. 2018/2019), Cross Border Conference (2018/2019).