Sunday 9 June 2013IMAGE: THE LATE CARIS CORFMAN BEFORE HER BRAIN TUMOUR
Ever thought about what happens in the brains of actors and the audience during a theatrical performance? We hear about the therapeutic power of drama—and the story of how one actress, who lost her short term memory as the result of a brain tumour, found new meaning by writing and performing her own one-woman show.Robert Landy, Professor of Educational Theatre and Applied Psychology, New York UniversityRebecca Nelson, New York actress, Co-director of film "Caris' Peace" with Gaylen Ross, Friend of Caris CorfmanHelen Morse, Award winning Australian actress, plays Peggy in the play "Sundowner"
PublicationsDrama Therapy: Concepts, Theories, and PracticesRobert J.Landy
FilmsCaris' Peace directed by Gaylen Ross & Rebecca NelsonHomepage: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1047450/
Further InformationSundowner production details
Presenter: Lynne Malcolm
Monday, June 10, 2013
Drama Therapy on All in the Mind
From Australia's All in the Mind podcast, Lynne Malcolm author and psychologist Robert Landry, actress Rebecca Nelson, and actress Helen Morse about drama therapy and the transformative power of dramatic performance to heal.