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Theatre For Living (Headlines Theatre)

  • Status:
    Charity, Non-profit 
  • Main Communities Served:
    Adults, Dis/Abilities, FNMI, Seniors, Youth 
  • Main Catchment Area:
  • Languages:
    English, We can also work through translators 
  • Main Community-Engaged Arts / Arts for Social Change Activities:
    Founded in 1981, Theatre for Living has evolved from Augusto Boal’s Theatre of the Oppressed. The work is designed to help communities engage in real dialogue. We offer main stage projects, training workshops, Power Plays (small performance-based community workshops) and non-performance-based workshops. For complete info: 
  • Mandate/Mission:
    To promote, develop and produce community-based theatre, video and film generally, and THEATRE FOR LIVING specifically, as these cultural forms spring from and speak to issues that arise from community* concerns; theatre, film and video that raise social awareness, encourage new audiences, and share in culture-making skills. To build a working relationship between the art forms and the communities they serve.
    *Community is defined as any group of people who share a common concern. 
  • Additional Info:
    Corporations in our Heads: Video by Dima Alansari
    Us and Them promo video: Video by Liza Lindgren 
  • Main Contact Name:
    Liza Lundgren, Outreach Coordinator 
  • Phone:
    (604) 871-0508 
  • Main Contact Email: 
  • Website:
  • Address:
    323-350 East 2nd Ave
    Vancouver, BC  V5T 4R8 

Last updated on 2013-08-31 12:14:41. Photos credit of: Theatre for Living - Submitted by: David Diamond, Theatre for Living