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Welcome to the Not In Our State Summit 2015 at the University of Montana in beautiful Missoula, Montana. 
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Tuesday, November 10 • 9:00am - 9:50am
Forum Theater: Theory and How-To

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Session Description: Theater has been used for commentary on societies' issues since it's first documentation in the 5th century BCE, and theater exists in every known culture. Theater can be used to affect great change within any community that utilizes it. This session is an introduction to the theories and types of theater that do something about social issues. We will also look into the logistics of building theater programming on college campuses. This session is interactive!

Learning Outcomes:  In this session, participants will learn the basic theories of theater that support awareness, education, dialogue, and practice, and the types of theater that support these goals best. Participants will also be introduced to the logistics of and ways to build theater programming to address pertinent issues. They will also briefly collaborate with other participants to build "dream theater programming" for their community, and receive audience feedback about these dream plans.


Sydoney Blackmore, Make Your Move! Missoula Applied Theater Prevention Specialist, University of Montana

Sydoney Blackmore, Make Your Move! Missoula Applied Theater Prevention Specialist, University of Montana; Kelly McGuire, Healthy Relationships Project Coordinator, Missoula City-County Relationship Violence Services;  Emma Thorp;  LeShawn George, SARC; Mariah McGarvey; and Sarah Johnson.

Tuesday November 10, 2015 9:00am - 9:50am
UC 332