This book explores possible approaches to and uses of the arts therapies in mental health settings. Included are chapters on drama therapy in psychiatric contexts by Nisha Sajnani (US/Canada), Paul Animbom (Cameroon), Dana Trottier (US), Laura Wood (US), Maitri Gopalakrishna (India), Ravindra Ranasinha (Sri Lanka), Elisabetta Denti (Italy) and Simone Klees (Germany). Reflecting the latest scientific evidence, it represents a major step toward the harmonization of practices in
Behind Blue Sky is a therapeutic theatre process directed by Armand Volkas and film by Jesse Bonnell in response to 9/11 - 20 years later. Join the upcoming screening and conversation online. August 27 and 28: 7pm EDT August 29: 1pm EDT Register here.
A group of Lebanese artists with Golden Thread Productions in San Francisco as well as Al Madina Theatre and The Legal Agenda in Beirut present a theatrical reading of verbatim testimonies of the Beirut explosion of Aug. 4, 2020. Following the reading, the panel discussed processing that trauma and the role of art. Read more here.
"Playing with puppets to help people living with dementia is not something Danielle Jackson ever thought she'd end up doing. But that's exactly what the drama therapist, with Tasmania's Terrapin theatre, will be doing with her next project, Forever Young. Danielle is spending the next 12 months researching and developing a program that will bring puppetry to aged care homes, giving residents a chance to engage their imaginations. "Puppetry isn't just child's play, it has a ro