Centre for Community Dialogue and Change (CCDC) uses Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) with people of different ages, socio-economic backgrounds, languages and geographical regions
Workshops that give teachers and students in schools and colleges a teaching/learning experience that is participatory, insightful, and joyous.
TO-based courses woven into the academic curriculum for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Workshops for medical students and faculty on humanising the profession, and promoting patient-centred healthcare.
Training for medical faculty to bring the principles of TO into their teaching and practice.
Workshops for individuals, communities and organizations interested in addressing issues around mental health.
We use TO (and Forum Theatre) to address challenges such as stigma, caregiving, starting conversations around mental health, and accessing mental healthcare.
Workshops for senior citizens aimed at general wellbeing and creating a safe space for free and creative expression.
Forum Theatre to address specific issues such as life after retirement, elder abuse, dementia, etc.
Workshops for women aimed at building community leadership skills and addressing issues in the workplace.
We have also used TO and Forum Theatre with Farmers (using Legislative Theatre) and Prison Inmates (on challenges of life after incarceration)
All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal
Azim Premji Foundation
KIST Medical College and Teaching Hospital
Mount Carmel College, Bangalore
National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences
Nightingales Medical Trust
National School of Drama
Oxford University Dramatic Society
Public Health Foundation of India
Parikrama Humanity Foundation
University College of Medical Sciences
University of Washington