Bonface Beti is African artist and multidisciplinary practitioner working with embodied theatre-based processes on trauma and social change.
Since 2004 he’s worked with Amani Peoples’ Theatre and now with the Green String Network. He holds an MA degree in peacebuilding from the University of Manitoba, Canada, Graduate Certificate in Use of Arts in Peacebuilding at Canadian Peace School and currently admitted into the CAGs PhD program in use of Expressive Arts in Conflict transformation at European Graduate School in Switzerland.
He has co-published book chapter and journal article: “Truth Comes in Many Colors: Theatre of the Oppressed for Conflict Transformation and Trauma Healing in Kenya”, “Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change (Building Leadership Bridges)” and “Forum theatre for conflict transformation in East Africa: The domain of the possible”, African Conflict and Peacebuilding Review, 5(1), 136-151.
He’s worked in Kenya, South Sudan, Somalia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, US and Canada among others. He’s committee member for the Cultural Humility and Diversity Committee of the NATDA, member of the board for the Pedagogy and Theatre of the Oppressed (PTO) as well as International Expressive arts Association (EXA).
Bonface is currently researching a PhD, on the topic of “Soundscapes of Peace”.