Theatre of the Oppressed NYC (TONY)
Project Added: August 19, 2021
Arts-and Intersections:Political Activation
Location:New York, New York
Genre/Discipline:Teaching arts/arts education, Theater & performance
Large Intended Impact Area:Multi-State Region
TONY partners with communities facing discrimination to inspire transformative action through theater. It organizes theater troupes in collaboration with local communities—homeless adults and youth, people living with HIV/AIDS, immigrants, veterans, etc. It also hosts an annual legislative theater festival, which advocates for specific legislative outcomes.