Abstract

Combining the understandings of popular theatre as praxis, with feminist scholarship on the struggles and power within the various women’s movements, this paper reports on a community-based project which has created new opportunities for story telling and listening. Through this initiative, different understandings about creating coalitions for social justice have developed.

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Telling Stories and Creating Participatory Audience: Deep Listening in a Feminist Popular Theatre Project

Combining the understandings of popular theatre as praxis, with feminist scholarship on the struggles and power within the various women’s movements, this paper reports on a community-based project which has created new opportunities for story telling and listening. Through this initiative, different understandings about creating coalitions for social justice have developed.