Thursday, November 26, 2015

"To know and to transform - that is our goal" Augusto Boal


We are an arts company based in Leith, Edinburgh committed to creating exciting new theatre and arts projects with and for communities. We are particularly interested in the work of Augusto Boal and the Theatre of the Oppressed.

A video of our Divided We Fall? event in May 2013.

ACTive INquiry enables grassroots communities to make and use excellent theatre as a catalyst to uncover and challenge injustice.

We believe in a Scotland in which grassroots communities engage with the arts and the democratic process, contribute to change which is both necessary and possible, and build a more just society.

“A fascinating insight into how theatre can be used to influence community activism and promote positive change.” Audience member, SPACE

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Latest news:

Training - We will be running our popular Devising Forum Theatre course on 14th and 15th November. Check out our Training Page for more details.

Flashback Drama - Our permanent devising company will be starting a brand new project on Monday 5th October. Check out our Flashback page for more information.

Funding announced - We have recently been awarded funding from Creative Scotland to build a network of Theatre of the Oppressed Companies in Edinburgh over the next 2 years. Read more on our blog.

Blog – The Active Inquiry Blog has now been launched! Check it out on our Blog page and feel free to leave a comment or question.

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