Brent Blair

Expert in Theatre & Therapy, Theatre in Education and Theatre & Social Change

Associate Professor of Theatre Practice

Director, Theatre and Social Change


  • Theatre and Social Change
  • Labor exploitation, immigrant rights, civil rights, LGBTQ rights, prison justice also called “Applied Theatre Arts”
  • Theatre of the Oppressed (senior practitioner)
  • Theatre and therapy, drug/alcohol recovery, collective trauma
  • Theatre in Education
  • Theatre for instructional purposes in K-12 classrooms
  • International social change theatre
  • Voice training for actors

Additional Information

  • International work in Africa (Rwanda), Asia (Afghanistan, India), Europe (Ukraine)
  • Teach Global Leadership Fellows of the World Economic Forum techniques in Theatre of the Oppressed, presented twice at the WEF in Davos, Switzerland on Theatre and Social Change
  • Published articles on theatre work with “at-risk youth”, prison populations, collective trauma


  • French
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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