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    Brisbane Youth Theatre (BYT) will achieve its vision by;
  • promoting excellence in theatre practice by bringing young people together with professional
    artists to experiment, develop and produce performance
  • nurturing the imaginations, confidence, self esteem and creativity in young people
  • providing professional development opportunities for BYT staff and tutors to enhance and expand their craft
  • providing a safe creative space that is welcoming, inclusive and open to all members of the community
  • delivering a high quality diverse and accessible youth theatre program which contributes to both the local and national cultural environment, within a sound organisational and financial framework

   our influences

Theatre of the Opressed

In an effort to transform theatre from the "monologue" of traditional performance into a "dialogue" between audience and stage, Augusto Boal developed Theatre of the Opressed

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18th-Century Engraving of Commedia Dell’arte Actors on Stage. Corbis. 2006. Commedia Dell'Arte

"Italian comedy," was a humorous theatrical presentation performed by players who travelled in troupes

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