ReelAbilities: NY Disabilities Film Festival is partnering with the NYU Drama Therapy Program As Performance series production of Rule Breaking this year. Join us for performance and participatory action research with the cast of Rule Breaking. The event will take place on Monday March 14th at 1:00pm at Kips Bay Public Library.
The blog ScienceLine recently examined how drama therapy is being utilized as an effective treatment modality to serve individuals and children on the Autism Spectrum. The article explores two drama therapy programs – the NYU Drama Therapy Program with the As Performance series production of Rule Breaking, and Blythe Corbett’s SENSE Theatre at Vanderbilt University.
Working within a drama therapy paradigm, each program is allowed to focus on different performance goals and experiences. Individually, the programs examine the depths of developing a sense of social justice through performance, cultivating empathy through role play, and fostering a collective social environment with one’s peers.
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