Ashoka Fellow
Burkina Faso
Fellow Since 1996
This description of Prosper Kompaoré's work was prepared when Prosper Kompaoré was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 1996.
Prosper Kompaoré (Burkina Faso 1997) is professionalizing social intervention theater in the Sahel-West Africa region and Africa more broadly. A poet, playwright, and professor of theater and drama, Prosper is demonstrating the power of theater to enhance economic, social, cultural, and technical development.
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