Describes a powerful professional development approach that merges the scholarship of critical pedagogy with the 'Theatre of the Oppressed'. Participants 'act up' in order to explore real-life scenarios and rehearse difficult conversations they may have with colleagues, students, administrators, and parents. They include step-by-step instructions and vivid photographs to help readers use these revolutionary theatre strategies in their own contexts for a truly unique learning experience.
Johnny Saldana is a professor of theatre at Arizona State University's School of Theatre and Film. He is the author of Longitudinal Qualitative Research: Analyzing Change Through Time (AltaMira Press, 2003); Ethnodrama: An Anthology of Reality Theatre (AltaMira Press, 2005); The Coding Manual for Qualitative Researchers (Sage Publications, 2009); and Fundamentals of Qualitative Research (Oxford University Press, 2011), as well as numerous articles and chapters on theatre, longitudinal qualitative inquiry and ethnodrama.