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Sanjoy Ganguly
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Sanjoy Ganguly (Author). ISBN-13: 978-0415577526.

Sanjoy Ganguly (Author).

Ganguly describes the plays, people and places that have formed this unique operation and discusses its contribution to the wider themes espoused by Forum Theatre. Ganguly charts and reflects on the practice of theatre as politics, developing an intriguing and persuasive case for Forum Theatre and its role in provoking responsible action.

Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest .

Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil.

Set up by Sanjoy Ganguly in the Sunderbans, a rural area outside Calcutta in the Bay of Bengal, Jana Sanskriti has a membership of over 40. Sanjoy Ganguly, Forum Theatre and Democracy in India, London, Routledge, 2010. "MOÇAMBIQUE: A arte imita a vida" (in Portuguese).

Set up by Sanjoy Ganguly in the Sunderbans, a rural area outside Calcutta in the Bay of Bengal, Jana Sanskriti has a membership of over 40,000, 30 theatre teams, and an impressive record of art and activism which has resulted in major improvements in health, infrastructure, welfare benefits, education and social awareness through the region. Boal's ideas have been widely. World Health Organization.

Jana Sanskriti: Forum theatre and democracy in India . Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. Landy, Robert . and David T. Montgomery. Theatre for Change: Education, Social Action and Therapy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

It is the epicentre for Theatre of the Oppressed in India and probably the largest and longest lasting such forum in the world.

Ganguly's purpose is to inspire spectators - who witness their own actions on stage - to become act-ivists off stage. For him, there is no boundary between the activist and the actor. We rehearse the revolution on stage. It is the epicentre for Theatre of the Oppressed in India and probably the largest and longest lasting such forum in the world. Most striking is how deeply integrated in village life this theatrical activism has become. There is something unprecedentedabout its scale, giving it much international validation, albeit still under-recognised in India.

Jana Sanskriti Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre operation in the world. It was considered by Augusto Boal to be the chief exponent of his methodology outside of its native Brazil.

This book is a unique first-hand account - by the group's artistic director Sanjoy Ganguly - of Jana Sanskriti's growth and development since its founding in 1985, which has resulted in a national Forum Theatre network throughout India. Ganguly describes the plays, people and places that have formed this unique operation and discusses its contribution to the wider themes espoused by Forum Theatre.

Ganguly charts and reflects on the practice of theatre as politics, developing an intriguing and persuasive case for Forum Theatre and its role in provoking responsible action. His combination of anecdotal insight and lucid discussion of Boal’s practice offers a vision of far-reaching transformation in politics and civil society.