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The rainbow of desire : the Boal method of theatre and therapy

Author: Augusto Boal
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
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Rainbow of Desire is a handbook of exercises with a difference. It is Augusto Boal's bold and brilliant statement about the therapeutic ability of theatre to liberate individuals and change lives. Now translated into English and comprehensively updated from the French, Rainbow of Desire sets out the techniques which help us `see' for the first time the oppressions we have internalised. Boal, a Brazilian theatre  Read more...
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Boal, Augusto.
Rainbow of desire.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995
(DLC) 94013955
(OCoLC)30399904
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Augusto Boal
ISBN: 9781136748806 1136748806 9780203820230 0203820231
OCLC Number: 823169939
Language Note: Translated from the French A. Jackson.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 188 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Why this Book? My Three Theatrical Encounters --
pt. 1. The theory. 1. Theatre, The First Human Invention. 2. Human Beings, A Passion and A Platform: The 'Aesthetic Space'. 3. The Three Hypotheses of 'The Cop in the Head'. 4. Experiences in Two Psychiatric Hospitals. 5. Preliminaries to the Utilisation of the Rainbow of Desire Techniques. 1. The modes. 2. The improvisation. 3. Identification, recognition and resonance. 4. The four catharses --
pt. 2. The practice. 1. The Prospective Techniques. 1. The image of the images. 2. The image of the word. 3. Image and counter-image. 4. The kaleidoscopic image. 5. The images of the image. 6. The projected image. 7. The image of the hour. 8. The ritual gesture. 9. Rituals and masks. 10. The multiple image of oppression. 11. Multiple images of happiness. 12. The rotating image. 13. The image of transition. 14. The image of the group. 15. Rashomon. 2. The Introspective Techniques. 1. The image of the antagonist. 2. The analytical image.
Other Titles: Méthode Boal de théâtre et de thérapie.
Responsibility: Augusto Boal ; translated by Adrian Jackson.
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More than a handbook of exercises - a bold and brilliant statement of theatre's therapeutic capacity to liberate people and change lives. Boal shows us how to 'see' for the first time the oppressions  Read more...

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