Geo Britto has been a member of the CTO, established by Augusto Boal, since 1990. He has worked on several projects, creating groups of Theatre of the Oppressed and empowering multipliers in slums, schools, prisons and mental health centers, among others. Specifically, he coordinates the mental health projects and culture point / Living Culture(Cultura Viva). Geo has given numerous workshops and lectures and brought shows to Palestine, Bolivia, Mozambique, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Guatemala, Argentina, Uruguay, Colombia, Egypt, and also countries of Europe and North America. He currently coordinates the new project “Theatre of the Oppressed na Maré” (which is the name of a favela), creating groups of Theatre of the Oppressed in the largest and one of the most violent favelas of Rio de Janeiro.
LECTURE WITH GEO BRITTO , POLITICIAL-ARTISTIC COORDINATOR OF THE CENTER FOR THE THEATRE OF THE OPPRESSED (CTO) TALKS ABOUT THE THE WORK OF AUGUSTO BOAL, CTO IN RIO AND HOW TO CREATE COMMUNITY GROUPS
Join us for this informative and active lecture that will take place in The Black Box Theatre at 82 Washington Square East from 10:00am to 11:30 am on Friday, November 8th. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to Leslee Myers at:
lesleemyers (at) nyu (dot) edu