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Submit your proposal to PTO 2015!

PTO Feature - PTO 2014 Doug TributeWe’re now accepting proposals to the 21st Annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference June 11-14 in Chicago, IL. Click here to learn more about the conference theme and how to submit your proposals.

When: June 11 – 14, 2015

Where: Chicago, Illinois, USA at our host site, the Education Department of Columbia College Chicago

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Apply for a scholarship!

Apply for a scholarship to attend the 2015 PTO Conference. Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed, Inc. provide a limited number of scholarships to people who:

  • Include, reflect, and expand upon the principles and practices of Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal in their work, theory, and study
  • Exemplify the mission of PTO
  • May lack the financial means to attend and participate in the PTO conference

Scholarships could cover conference registration, travel, lodging and/or pre- and post-conference workshops.