Routledge Performance Practitioners is a series of introductory guides to the key theatre-makers of the last century. Each volume explains the background to and the work of one of the major influences on twentieth- and twenty-first century performance.
These compact, well-illustrated and clearly written books will unravel the contribution of modern theatre''s most charismatic innovators.
This useful study combines:
*a biographical and historical overview of Boal''s career as playwright and director
*in-depth analysis of Boal''s classic text on radical theatre, The Theatre of the Oppressed
*exploration of training and production techniques
*practical guidance to Boal''s workshop methods.
As a first step towards critical understanding, and as an initial exploration before going on to further, primary research, Routledge Performance Practitioners are unbeatable value for today''s student.