Lecture and Workshop with Robert J. Landy (NYU)

05/28/2015 18:00 to 05/29/2015 18:00

 

Lecture by Robert Landy: "Experimental Theatre and Performance Art in New York City of the 1960s-1980s and the Origins of Drama Therapy"

Thursday, May 28th 2015
6-8 p.m.
Lecture Hall
Institute for Theatre Studies
Freie Universität Berlin, Grunewaldstrasse 35, 12165 Berlin

 

Workshop with Robert Landy "The Hero's Journey in Drama Therapy"   

Friday, May 29th 2015
3-6 p.m.
Lecture Hall
Institute for Theatre Studies
Freie Universität Berlin, Grunewaldstrasse 35, 12165 Berlin

Please register for the workshop until May 22nd via e-mail to Joy Kristin Kalu: joy.kristin.kalu@fu-berlin.de.

 

Robert J. Landy, Ph.D., is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (LCAT), a Registered Drama Therapist (RDT) and Board Certified Trainer (BCT).

A pioneer in the profession of Drama Therapy, he lectures and trains professionals internationally. As a drama therapist, Landy has more than 35 years of clinical experience, having treated children and adults with a wide range of psychiatric, cognitive and adjustment challenges. He has recently worked in prisons, developing programs to treat mentally ill offenders as well as the general population within New York State correctional facilities.

 

At NYU (New York University), Robert Landy is a Professor of Educational Theatre and Applied Psychology and Director of the Drama Therapy Program, which he founded in 1984.

 

As researcher and writer, he has published and produced numerous books, articles, films and plays in the fields of Drama, Drama Therapy, Musical Theatre and related topics. He has been featured in the media in the educational CBS-TV series "Drama in Education," the award-winning documentary film, "Standing Tall," and his own production, "Three Approaches to Drama Therapy". His 2008 book "The Couch and the Stage: Integrating Words and Action in Psychotherapy" examined the relationship between psychotherapy and Drama Therapy. His 2012 book (with David Montgomery), "Theatre for Change: Education, Social Action, Therapy," examines the relationship between Drama Therapy and applied forms of theatre.

 

 

The workshop is held in cooperation with Institut für Theatertherapie (ITT).

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