Till got to know Theatre of the Oppressed at Augusto Boal’s Centro de Teatro do Oprimido – CTO in Rio de Janeiro at the end of the 1990s. Since the year 2000 he has been working with Boal’s theatre methodology in Europe and Latin America, in schools, youth centres, prisons and theatres, amongst other places. He studied Pedagogy, Latin American Studies and Political Sciences at Freie Universität Berlin and completed a post-graduate course at the Centre for Rural Development of Humboldt University Berlin.
He has edited and translated Augusto Boal’s Games for Actors and Non-Actors into German, is part of KURINGA – Space for Theatre of the Oppressed and of Paulo Freire Institut Berlin as well as of the team of Kreativ im Konflikt. He also works as a coach with artistic and solution focused methodology.
Till is also a musician and sound artist, trained in percussion by Dudu Tucci, Robertinho Silva and Marcos Suzano. Sound and Rhythm play an important role in his theatre work.