Phan Y Ly

Theatre for development- from a vietnamese practitioner's view

Location: Vietnam

Born in 1981, Phan Y Ly is the first Vietnamese woman to study MA Theatre for Development. She has 4 years of experience in development work and community theatre with UNDP, international organisations in Vietnam and abroads. Ly is now a freelance consultant on using arts for individual and social transformation in Vietnam and a co-moderator of the Art for Development Vietnam e-list. Besides community work, Ly is also the founder of SameStuff Theatre, a contemporary theatre group based in Hanoi.

Friday, May 19, 2006

My short documentary, Kibera slum, Nairobi, Kenya

This short documentary was made during my work in theatre with young people in Kibera slum, Kibera. They formed a community organisation called Kibera Community Youth Program. I worked with them as a trainer and facilitator in the use of forum theatre for social work.

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