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Drama for life town hall

When: Thursday, 22 February 2018 - Thursday, 22 February 2018
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
eMakhaya Theatre, 19th Floor University Corner
Start time:12:15
Enquiries:

info.dfl@wits.ac.za

Drama for Life will host distinguished guest, Dr Phillip Speiser for a town hall presentation.

The presentation will explore the relationship between mental illness and substance abuse and the unique contributions that drama therapy can make towards treating and caring for individuals who are affected by these diseases.

Speiser is an expressive arts educator, therapist, drama music therapist, and “psychodramatist” who has developed and implemented integrated arts therapy and educational programs for over three decades. He is currently Director of Parkside Arts and Health Associates in Boston USA. Speiser has worked in the mental health and an addiction field for over three decades and has successfully integrated drama and arts therapies into mainstream treatment centers working closely with medical and mental health staff.

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