Kalea Barger, Zachary Wipff, Dr. Xiaoduo Fan and Victor Agwu, left to right. Rick Cinclair/Telegram & Gazette Virtual co-active therapeutic theater production "This May, UMass MIND hosted a play, “Lost & Found: A Message of Hope,” in collaboration with Lesley University for a virtual co-active therapeutic theater production. The script of the play was developed by participants to symbolize their personal mental health challenges and recovery journeys, telling a heartfelt stor
This excerpt was reposted from The Fiji Times News- "Pillay praises partnership of the Australian Volunteers Program" Head of Lautoka School for Special Education (LSSE) Kailash Pillay has praised the partnership of the Australian Volunteers Program towards assisting them provide quality and inclusive education to the school’s special students. Mr Pillay said the puppetry assignment with the Australian Volunteers Program’s Linda Novicky allowed her to impart her skills and kn
During the onset of COVID-19, Improbable Players’ former executive director Andy Short and COAAST founder, executive director and playwright Ana Bess Moyer Bell met to discuss their companies’ futures pivoting to virtual programming. Improbable Players, an addiction and recovery education theater company in Cleveland, Boston and New York, merged with Rhode Island nonprofit theater company Creating Outreach about Addiction Support Together (COAAST). Starting July 1, the merged
The Duperreault Fellowship, an endowment fund that supports the professional development of Bermuda residents working or studying in the field of substance use disorder, announced that Ms. Treasure Tannock has been chosen as the 2021 Duperreault Fellow. Ms. Treasure Tannock’s award of $50,000 will fund her studies, over two years, for a Master’s Degree in Drama Therapy at NYU’s Steinhardt. She is currently working at Solstice and will begin her studies in the fall of 2021. Re
The NADTA is now accepting Poster Session and Performance Proposals for its 42nd annual conference in the fall to be held virtually. Submissions are open until July 15th, at 11:59pm EST. The dates for #NADTA2021 are: Saturday, September 18th Saturday, October 9th; and Saturday, November 20th. Visit www.dramatherapyconference.com/call-for-proposals for more details.