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Drama Therapy Research Symposium: De/constructing the Past - Constructing the future

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12:00pm-1:30pm ET

Every February, the NYU Program in Drama Therapy opens the doors to our Theatre & Health Lab to present our latest research, examine current and emerging innovations, and inspire a culture of inquiry in drama therapy. Read the full program here.   


February 3-28, online


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Nisha Sajnani, Maria Hodermarska, Britton Williams, Hod Orkibi, ME Panero, Samantha Furst, Heidi Landis, Deanna Ibrahim, Akhila Khanna, Adam Stevens, Jadae Johnson, Ethan Jones, Michael Manzi, Sean McGowan, Khadijat Sanni, Courtney Way, Vandana Asha, Nicole Shaw, Monica Gamboa, Saumya Goel, Max Durrant, Mak Morin, Adam Reynolds, Dana Sayre, A. Jordan Wright, Lizzie McAdam, Susana Pendzik, Angelle Cook, Jason Frydman, Ari Laura Kreith
Gabriel Jason Dean, Robert Greene, Monica Phinney, Cecilia Dintino  Marianne Franzese 

Symposium Pass:

$25-200 sliding scale / Free for Students. Registration required for all those seeking CEs: Register here.  


  • Participants will be able to learn about trends in drama therapy theory and practice     
  • Participants will be able to analyze the use of drama therapy to support professional and non-professional actors       
  • Participants will be able to analyze the use of film in connection with drama therapy      
  • Participants will be able to incorporate a social justice lens in drama therapy with an emphasis on disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and race.
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