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Doug Paterson


Doug Paterson is Professor of Theatre at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.  While he has published on numerous topics, his focus remains theatre and social justice, especially Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed. In February 1995 Doug initiated the first annual Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed Conference in Omaha, Nebraska,.  As of January 2011, this now-international Conference is moving toward its 17th year. Doug has given Theatre of the Oppressed workshops across Omaha and the US, and has done international workshops or presentations in Brazil, Australia, Israel, Iraq, Liberia, India, Croatia, and Palestine.