NYU Steinhardt’s Master’s in Drama Therapy Program has launched a new theatre company named CollideOscope Repertory Theatre Company (CRTC), whose mission is to advance racial justice and healing through performance. CRTC is kicking off its first season on October 9 with a virtual production by award-winning playwright Idris Goodwin titled, Free Play: Scripts Towards an Anti-Racist Tomorrow. The production includes five short plays for multi-generational audiences to spark con
As pupils settle back into school and their new Covid-19 routines, Dr Clive Holmwood, Associate Professor in Dramatherapy at the University of Derby, discusses how dramatherapy and play-based approaches, such as Neuro-Dramatic Play, can help with the emotional impact on the Covid-19 generation. Continue reading here.
In both situations patients living with cancer deal with physical symptoms, like pain, as well as emotional symptoms, like depression, fear, anxiety, and social isolation. Trained drama therapists work with these patients to address individual goals and to improve overall wellness. Read more here.