Theatre of the Oppressed Lab: Creativity & Democracy

Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Free Admission
General Admission

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 a collection of 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

Additional dates for this series are Nov. 16, 2019, and Jan. 18, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Takes place in the Maxwell Black Box Theatre.