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August 2016 PTO Member Spotlight: Dani Snyder-Young

This Member Spotlight highlights Dani Snyder-Young, an Associate Professor of Theatre Arts at Illinois Wesleyan University. She is the author of THEATRE OF GOOD INTENTIONS: CHALLENGES AND HOPES FOR THEATRE AND SOCIAL CHANGE (2013, Palgrave Macmillan), which examines the limits of theatre in making social change. She has published in …

May Member Spotlight: Ebony Noelle Golden

This Member Spotlight highlights Ebony Noelle Golden, MFA, MA Founding CEO and Principal Engagement Strategist Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, LLC. Ebony Noelle Golden is the CEO and principal engagement strategist at Betty’s Daughter Arts Collaborative, LLC and the artistic director of Body Ecology Womanist Performance Project. BDAC is a New …

Doug Paterson Receives UNO Teaching Award

Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed President Emeritus Doug Paterson was among the recipients of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Awards. Doug has focused on community-based theatre for most of his teaching and professional career. His teaching in higher education has ranged from acting and directing to …

2016 Regional Gathering in CHICAGO

Our first PTO Regional Gathering of 2016 will be held in Chicago, IL on August 15th-17th in collaboration with the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement at Goodman Theatre! Julian Boal will facilitate. UPDATE 7/01/16: We have currently filled up registration AND the waiting list. For more details, check out the new Regional Gatherings Page!