Film & Performance Studies
A Collection of Essays - Volume Two
This second volume on Authentic Movement - a new discipline aiding the creative process in the expressive arts - is an engaging and dynamic collection of scholarly essays, personal stories, practical suggestions and resources. It reflects cutting edge work on creative expression, meditative discipline and psychotherapeutic endeavour.
Dramatizing Personal Narratives in Playback Theatre
This book is an exploration and critique of 'playback theatre', a form of improvised theatre in which a company of performers spontaneously enact autobiographical stories told to them by members of the audience. With more than ten years' experience with Playback Theatre York, the author introduces the reader to the basics of playback theatre.
Techniques and Clinical Applications for Music Therapy Clinicians, Educators and Students
This practical book describes the specific use of receptive (listening) methods and techniques in music therapy clinical practice and research, including relaxation with music for children and adults, the use of visualisation and imagery, music and collage, song-lyric discussion, vibroacoustic applications, music and movement techniques.
A Theatrical Approach to Teaching Social Understanding to Kids and Teens with Asperger Syndrome
This fun program provides a set of tools for developing social understanding in children with Asperger Syndrome through drama. It contains a wide repertoire of activities and ideas for use at home, in the classroom, in therapy workshops or social groups, ranging from initial warm up techniques, to larger group scenes and staging a show.
Making Theatre from Memories
This book is a comprehensive guide to the nature, practice and therapeutic effects of reminiscence theatre. Drawing on examples from real-life case studies, Pam Schweitzer provides practical advice on the process of taking an oral history, creating from it a written script and developing that into a dramatic production, on whatever scale.
Clinical Practice, Research and Teaching
This book outlines the rationale for using music therapy in child and family psychiatry. The author reflects on research methodology and describes characteristics of her own approach to therapy, including how to start and end the session, how to motivate children and establish a positive musical dialogue with them, and how to include parents.
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