chapter  3
10 Pages

Three Case Studies

The aim of these case studies is to research ways that theatre is used in development projects and to create

and test new techniques. Many of the participants had some previous experience of working with role play

and games for building group co-operation, but most had never considered the idea of working on issues

such as sexuality or citizenship through theatre. The workshops were, therefore, a catalyst for the inclusion

of theatre-based participatory techniques into the methodology of the majority of participants in the studies.

The case studies followed 3 facilitators as they incorporated these techniques into their work with: a group of

young men co-ordinated by Programa PAPAI (accompanied for 4 months), a weekly group with young