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.

Drama Therapy


Sunday 9 June 2013

IMAGE: 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 University
Rebecca Nelson, New York actress, Co-director of film "Caris' Peace" with Gaylen Ross, Friend of Caris Corfman
Helen Morse, Award winning Australian actress, plays Peggy in the play "Sundowner"

Publications

Drama Therapy: Concepts, Theories, and Practices
Robert J.Landy

Films

Caris' Peace directed by Gaylen Ross & Rebecca Nelson
Homepage: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1047450/

Further Information

Sundowner production details

Presenter: Lynne Malcolm
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