Theatre of the Oppressed workshops

Workshops will take place in different locations in Rotterdam from Monday 14 to Thursday 17 December. Daily from 14.00 to 17.00 hrs

Morning sessions Q&A

During this sessions we will focus on the last relevant initiatives and you will have the opportunity to ask questions. Join us in this open dialog hosted by Luc Opdebeeck


Heeft u geen tijd om het Theatre of the Oppressed festival te bezoeken voor een dag of de hele week, koop dan een los ticket voor één van de voorstellingen. Toegang € 10,00 per voorstelling.

Workshops with Jessica Litwak

Join for this fun and therapeutic puppet-making workshop or join The Litwak Voice Progression: From Connection to Self to Communication with Others

Program and register

Workshops, performances, Q&A, exchange and reflection over the different practices in the different parts of the world. You can visit the whole program with a festival pass or get a one-day pass

Forumtheatre performances

If you not have time to visit the festival for a day or the whole week, you can visit performances of the TO groups in diferent theatres in Rotterdam on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday en Thursday evening.

Jana Sanskriti

Jana Sanskriti, Centre for the Theatre of the Oppressed, based in West Bengal, is probably the largest and longest lasting Forum Theatre group in the world. They utilize theatre as a method of social change.

CTO Maputo

CTO-Maputo operates in more than 21 districts in Mozambique. They are a boost of the dynamics in Mozambican culture and they spread new alternatives ways of communication.


Workplace for Paricipatory Drama: a place where vulnerable residents from the city meet each other, find support, and through theater they make their voices heard.

Theatre of the Oppressed Festival

13th – 18th December 2015, Rotterdam The Netherlands

Combatants for Peace

There is another way! This remarkable group is a non-violent movement against the occupation. Their aim is to support a peaceful solution for the two peoples: Israelis and Palestinians.

Grassroots Peacebuilding

Samenwerkingsproject met Combatants for Peace uit Israel-Palestina (2013-2015)

Bitterest Taboo

The Bitterest Taboo

Uitwisselingsproject met GTO Maputo uit Mozambique (2011)



Jongeren, diversiteit, beeldvorming en communicatie (2010-2011)

Outspoken - Jana Sanskriti


Uitwisselingsproject met Jana Sanskriti uit India (2008)

Power Of Dialogue - Photo: Marco Krojac

The power of Dialogue

Methodiekoverdracht Oost-Europa (2005-2007)