Theatre of the Oppressed Lab: Creativity and Democracy

Event Date: 
Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 11:00am to 2:00pm


Join professor of Theatre Arts Brad Stoller, drama therapist Mecca Burns and artist/activist Matthew Slaats for a workshop series that explores Theatre of the Oppressed practices, taking on issues of power, privilege and oppression through improvised games and exercises intended to promote democracy and spur social change. The series is part of the Imagining a New Democracy Summit. Everyone 14 years of age and up is welcome and encouraged to take part.

No experience is necessary to participate. Pre-registration is suggested to reserve a spot. For more information or to register, contact Stoller at 434.961.5246 or email

Takes place in the Maxwell Black Box Theatre, in the Dickinson building.