Theatre for development in Uganda
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Even though Theater for Development is an important tool for conscientizing communities towards collective action leading to development, not much research has been carried out in this area in Uganda. This study focuses on the impact of Theater for Development among, the rural communities of Kapeeka and Wakyato. Chapter one outlines the purpose and scope of the study. A theoretical framework giving the analytic approach and the Theater for Development concepts and theories is also given in this chapter. Chapter two gives the history of Theater for Development in Uganda, highlighting factors that have undermined people’s genuine participation in socio-economic and political development, thus contributing to the increase us of Theater for Development in Uganda. Chapter three introduces the fieldwork methodology and selection procedures for the survey. It gives the reasons for selecting the area of study. The chapter also looks at the mechanism and medium for data collection. The data collected and the indicators that correspond to it are also given. Finally the chapter outlines the limitations of the study. Chapter four is the score chapter. It gives analysis and interprets the research findings. In this chapter the effect of theater on the people of Wakyato and Kapeeka is also analysed. This is followed by a number of conclusions and recommendations for the future in chapter five.