Termine zur internationalen Jugendarbeit
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Boal in Practice
This training course presents drama tools, specifically games and role playing activities described in the book: “Games for actors and non-actors”, which is considered a manual for drama trainers.
Aim of the project is to make drama tools more accessible for youth workers, believing that this methodology enhances creating intercultural understanding, and helps working with internally diverse groups. The main activity of the project is a training course presenting drama tools, specifically games and role playing activities described in the book: “Games for actors and non-actors”, which is considered a manual for drama trainers. We will take it as a resource to share and practice with our participants. The specific games which participants will learn during the course can serve as tools for youth workers to address topics such as communication, community, values, conflicts, violence, status, and oppression. The specific of applied drama lies in using creative and engaging working methods: creating stories, metaphors, symbols and role playing. Those elements make a drama workshops “a live experience" and an unusual inspiration for participants. Hence, the workshop content is remembered better and participants have deeper reflections than in the case of traditional educational methods.
- getting to know and experiencing the games of Augusto Boal;
- enriching trainer’s set of tools with new, unconventional and engaging tools/ methods to work with a group;
- deepening the knowledge on workshop/ training facilitation using theatre methods, including criteria for choosing appropriate methods for the group;
- enhancing the competence of participants to be able to choose theatre activities and games according to the purpose and needs of the group, to lead them and facilitate reflection afterwards;
- creating space for networking and peer support;
- improving professional English language skills.
After the course participants will have the possibility to get one hour of online (Skype) consultation with the trainers as a support to their follow-up activities. Each national team should do at least one follow-up activity which could be a workshop with their target group or with colleagues from their organisation, where they will use the games and facilitation skills developed during the training course.