There are surprisingly few books that go beyond merely explaining our
own problems to us, but there comes a time when just knowing is not
enough. We need to get out there and make changes in our world. So
where do we start?
Dr. Ferreira has given us an invaluable resource in this regard.
Following in the footsteps of Brazilian activists Paulo Freire and
Augusto Boal; she has given us a handbook for a new liberation
The dramatic pieces within this book (all based on real experiences)
are the backbone to the workshop exercises. Taken together, they
provide a framework to explore new possibilities of understanding and
action. For as Augusto Boal himself said, “Theatre is a rehearsal for