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O teatro de rua dos meninos de rua' The street childrens' street theatre

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Document begins: `O teatro de rua dos meninos de rua' The street childrens' street theatre 14 Bárbara Santos CTO RIO ­ The Centre for the Theatre of the There are a range of diverse techniques which all feature in the plays Oppressed in Rio, Brazil themselves. A real problem is dramatised, one in which both the oppressed and the oppressor fight for their respective wishes and Bárbara Santos coordinates the Centre of the Theatre of the interests. The weak and oppressed invite the public to get up on Oppressed in Rio de Janeiro (CTO-Rio), founded by the playwright, stage, replace the actors and through improvisation try to modify the Augusto Boal. The CTO-Rio has existed since 1986 and its principal original situation. objective is the democratisation of the cultural media, through the formation and diffusion of popular drama groups that replicate the The main project of the CTO-Rio is Legislative Theatre. Community methodology of the Theatre of the Oppressed throughout Brazil. It is groups perform Teatro-Fórum, dramatising problems lived by these CTO's wish that more and more people will use theatre like a groups. After this there is a public discussion. The interventions of language, facilitating communication and stimulating ever more ...

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