2012-13 Theme: The Right To Think?!

2012-13 Theme: The Right To Think?!

Our theme for 2012-13 is “The Right To Think?! Science, Politics and Public Perception.”  Our four theatre productions investigate different aspects of the current American discourse on the relationship between truth and ideology.   In each play, knowledge  provided by science creates personal and social crisis over questions of ethics, morality , politics, economics and the public good. These American landscapes include the issues...

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Our Collective Protest Sign

Our Collective Protest Sign

Once again the task of adapting Theatre of The Oppressed to Occupy San Diego presented some challenges, but our presence definitely added to the rally.  We had some logistical problems with some participants arriving late and others not arriving at all.  This situation actually provided the opportunity to announce our sculpture and invite participate during the set-up prior to the speeches.  Several people enthusiastically took roles in the...

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Living Sculpture for Wells Fargo

We returned enthusiastically on Saturday, November 17 to meet with the theatre participants and take our image to Wells Fargo.  During the previous week, however, the 24/7 encampment had been shut down and the atmosphere at Freedom Plaza was quite different.  Many of our original participants were not there and, in general, the mood was more sedate.  People were hanging out and hunkered down.  So we hunkered down also. Slowly over several...

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