Joker Training: Level 2

Joker Training: Level 2

Level 2: February 4-5, 2016

Dates: February 4-5, Saturday and Sunday 10 AM-6 PM
Location: Long Island City, Queens
Level 2 Rates: ($50/person deposit required upon registration. Deposit is non-refundable after Jan 21, 2017)
  • Individual rate: $300/person (Student/low-income rate: $250/person)
  • Small organization rate: $350/person
  • Large organization/university rate: $400/person
Description: 
The Advanced Joker Training workshop provides the opportunity to hone and improve your facilitation skills. Participants will lead Forum Theatre games and exercises, and receive feedback from the Theatre of the Oppressed NYC jokers, troupe actors and fellow workshop participants. 

Goals:
  •  Experience the model of a forum theatre process within a community setting, from the experienced jokers of Theatre of the Oppressed NYC.
  •  Practice jokering a forum scene, and receive constructive feedback.
  •  Practice facilitating games, learn from the practice of your fellow participants and have the opportunity to give and receive constructive feedback.
  •  Evaluate your practice based on three essential elements of jokering: accuracy, style and ethics. Discuss the adjustments necessary to meet the needs of different communities.
  •  Engage with actors from existing Forum Theatre troupes of homeless and formerly homeless New Yorkers.
  •  Review and deepen knowledge of the theory and politics that are the foundation of TO.
  •  Plan how you will start your own forum theatre troupe in partnership with your community. Ask questions. Access resources. Build networks.

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Prior training in Theatre of the Oppressed (TO) is required. Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. We will respond to you within 7-10 days.
WHEN
February 04, 2017 at 10am - February 05, 2017
WHERE
Long Island City (address will be sent to registered participants)
Design: Risa Takeuchi '16; Design Corps
Pratt Institute, designcorps.pratt.edu

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