Freeze Frames

Freeze frames (also known as still images and tableaux) are a fast and effective method to use with any age. Participants freeze their bodies to create a scene. It’s just like pressing pause on a video.

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Image Theatre

Image Theatre is the use of still images (freeze-frames) to explore abstract concepts such as relationships and emotions, as well as realistic situations. The technique was developed by Augusto Boal and is described fully in his book The Rainbow of Desire. ...Read more

Flashbacks and Flash Forwards

What are Flashbacks and Flash Forwards? Expand on a freeze-frame to create the before and after. Performers in a scene are asked to improvise scenes which take place seconds, minutes, days or years before or after a dramatic moment. This enables the exploration of...Read more