Who is Augusto Boal?
Augusto Boal was a Brizailian theatre director, writer and political. He was born in 16th of March 1931 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At the age of 78, he was died on 2nd of May 2009 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil because of respiratory failure and leukemia. He is one of the best and most respected Brazilian theatre practitioner.
Through his work with the Arena Theatre in São Paulo, he realised his attempts to inspire the people that are living in poor areas to rise up and fight against the inequality of racism. Therefore, he have become a politician to support fight for equal rights. Later in his life, he founded "The Theatre of the Oppressed", which is a theoretical framework and set of techniques.