Theater of the Oppressed – A Form of Public Sociology? | sociology | Scoop.it

"Its starting point is a radical democratic hypothesis: theater is “the ability that humans possess – not animals – to observe themselves in action” and that’s why “everyone can do theater, even the actors!”[1] With theater we represent reality in another space – the aesthetic one – and so we become agents, deciding the reality we create. Simultaneously, we gain the privilege of being spectators."