Below is an essential bibliography of theoretical texts I find invaluable to the discipline of participatory theatre and which particularly influence my own creative practice.

Anderson, Benedict (1983) Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism

Boal, Aogusto (1985) Theater of the Oppressed

Cixous, Helene (1997) Rootprints: Memory and life in writing

Cohen-Cruz, Jan (2010) Engaging Performance: Theatre as call and response

Freire, Paulo (1970) Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Gomez-Peña, Guillermo (2005) Ethno-techno: writings on performance, activism, and pedagogy

Kester, Grant. (2004) Conversation Pieces: Community + Communication in Modern Art

Kuppers, Petra (2007) Community Performance: An Introduction 

Lacy, Suzanne (1994) Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art

Schechner, Richard (2000) Performance Theory