DRAMA & DRAMA THERAPY
American Society of Group Psychotherapy and Psychodrama was founded in 1947, and publishes The Journal of Group Psychotherapy as well as holds annual conferences. The purpose of the society include fostering the national and international cooperation of those concerned with the Training is offered throughout the country at various institutions. It is the pioneer membership organization in group psychotherapy and continues to be a source and inspiration for ongoing developments in group psychotherapy, psychodrama, and sociometry. http://www.asgpp.org/
LamamaTheater: Experimental theater troupe focused on spoken word and social change. http://www.lamama.org/
Mixed Blood Theater Company: Social change and cultural pluralism focused theater group at http://www.mixedblood.com/
The National Association for Drama Therapy: Founded in 1979, NADT is the systematic and intentional use of drama/theatre processes and products to achieve the therapeutic goals of symptom relief, emotional and physical integration, and personal growth. Drama therapists are trained in theatre arts, psychology, psychotherapy and drama therapy. Areas of study include improvisation, puppetry, role-playing, mask work, pantomime, theatrical production, psychodrama, developmental psychology, theories of personality, and group process. All students of drama therapy must complete supervised clinical internships with a broad range of populations. http://www.nadt.org/
Nuyorican Poet’s Café: One of the best sites for information on poetry and slams, theater, hiphop and more related to the spoken word. http://www.nuyorican.org/
Playback Theatre (International Playback Theater Network): International Playback Theatre Network, provides connection and information for Playback practitioners on five continents Playback Theatre is used in educational, therapeutic, social change, and arts settings, either as performance, with a company of trained actors and a defined audience; or as a group event led by an individual, in which participants become actors as well as tellers for each other. Playback Theatre companies now exist in many localities, usually calling themselves after their town, such as Melbourne Playback Theatre, or Köln Playback Theatre. Playback companies now exist on five continents. http://www.playbacknet.org/
Playback School: Classes, workshops and many resources offered through this comprehensive site.www.playbackschool.org
Theater of Memory/Bread and Puppet Theater: Site for long-term theater troupe focused on social change, puppetry, installation art and more. http://www.theaterofmemory.com/
Theater of the Oppressed Laboratory: Based on the work of Augusto Boal, Theater of the Oppressed provides a forum for the practice, performance and dissemination of theater as an organizing tool for activists in neighborhood, labor, peace, human rights, youth and community-based organizations. http://www.toplab.org/
Theatre for Development world: A British group that does excellent global and local theater. http://homepeages.enterprise.net/smallworld
Caroline Astell-Burt, Puppetry for Mentally Handicapped People.
OfraAyalon & Adina Flasher, Children and Divorce: Chain Reaction.
Sally Dorothy Bailey, Wings To Fly: Bringing Theatre Arts To Students With Special Needs.
Anne Bannister, The Healing Drama: Psychodrama and Dramatherapy with Abused Children
Marcia W. Behr, Marcia, Alice B. Snyder, Anna S. Clopton, Anna S., Drama Integrates Basic Skills: Lesson Plans for the Learning Disabled.
Adam Blatner, Acting In: Practical Application of Psychodrama Methods
– with Allee Blatner, Foundations of Psychodrama: History, Theory, &Practice
– The Art of Play: An Adult’s Guide to Reclaiming Imagination and Spontaneity.
AugustoBoal, Theatre of the Oppressed
– The Rainbow of Desire: The Boal Method of Theatre and Therapy.
Penny Casdagli, Trust and Power: Taking Care of Ourselves
Through Drama, London: Jessica Kingsley Publisher, 1998
Ann Cattanach, Drama for People with Special Needs.
– Children’s Stories in Play Therapy
– Play Therapy with Abused Children
— Play Therapy: Where the Sky Meets the Underworld
Anna Chesner, Dramatherapy for People with Learning Disabilities: A World of Difference
Hilary Cohen, Dramatically Able: Making Drama Accessible to Participants with Disabilities
Richard Courtney, Play, Drama, and Thought
– Replay: Studies of Drama in Education
– Drama and Intelligence
Paula Crimmins, Storymaking and Creative Groupwork with Older People
Tian Dayton, Drama Games: Techniques for Self Development
Tian Dayton, The Drama Within: Psychodrama and Experiential Therapy
Mary Duggan, & Roger Grainger, Imagination, Identification and Catharsis in Theatre and Therapy
Pam Barranger Dunne, Media in Drama Therapy: An Exercise Handbook
– The Creative Therapeutic Thinker
– The Narrative Therapist and the Arts: Expanding Possibilities Through Drama, Movement, Puppets, Masks, and Play
– Fundamentals of Drama Therapy: A Beginner’s Guide To DramaTherapy and Narrative Approaches: Level One
– Creative Journal
– Drama Therapy Activities with Parents and Children: An Exercise Handbook
–Creative Drama: A Complete Source Book for Church and School.
Renee Emunah, Acting for Real: Drama Therapy: Process, Technique, and Performance.
Elizabeth Henderson Eisenman,A Dance with the Dark Angel: Shadow Play: Drama Therapy & Creative Arts Techniques
Chris Farmer, Psychodrama and Systemic Therapy
Jonathan Fox, ed., The Essential Moreno
Robert L. Fuhlrodt, ed., Psychodrama: Its Application to ACOA and Substance Abuse Treatment
AlidaGersie, ed., Dramatic Approaches to Brief Therapy
– Reflections on Therapeutic Storymaking: The Use of Stories in Groups
– Storymaking in Bereavement: Dragons in Flight in the Meadow
– Storymaking in Education and Therapy.
Gold, Muriel, The Fictional Family: In Drama, Education, and Groupwork
Grainger, Roger, Drama and Healing: The Roots of Drama Therapy
– The Glass of Heaven: The Faith of the Dramatherapist
Martin Haskell, Self Direction via Sociometry and Psychodrama
Anna & Clifford Hermann, Making a Leap
– Theatre for Empowerment: Practical Handbook for Creative Drama Work with Young People
Berndette Hoey, Who Calls the Tune? A Psychodramatic Approach to Child Therapy
Paul Holmes, The Inner World Outside: Object Relations Theory and Psychodrama
– Psychodrama: Inspiration and Technique.
– The Handbook of Psychodrama
Marina Jenkins, The Play’s the Thing: Exploring Text in Drama and Therapy
Sue Jennings, Remedial Drama,
– Drama Therapy: Theory and Practice for Teachers and Clinicians.
–Creative Drama in Groupwork.
– Dramatherapy with Families, Groups, and Individuals: Waiting in the Wings
– Theatre, Ritual, and Transformation: The Senoi Temiars
– Introduction to Dramatherapy: Theatre and Healing: Ariadne’s Ball of Thread
– Dramatherapy with Children and Adolescents
– Dramatherapy Theory and Practice 1, 2, 3
Johnson, David Reed, & Sandel, Susan L., Waiting at the Gate: Creativity and Hope in
the Nursing Home
Jones, Phil, Drama As Therapy: Theatre as Living
Kellerman, Peter Felix, Focus on Psychodrama: The Therapeutic Aspects of Psychodrama
Robert Landy, Drama Therapy: Concepts, Theories, and Practices
– Personna and Performance: The Meaning of Role in Drama, Therapy, and Everyday Life
– Essays in Drama Therapy: The Double Life
Eva Leveton, A Clinician’s Guide to Psycodrama
Penny Lewis, Creative Transformation: The Healing Power of the Arts
Marian R. Lindkvist, Bring White Beads When You Call on the Healer
Ann Link, Mirrors from the Heart: Emotional Identity and Expression Through Drama
Nellie McCaslin, Creative Drama in the Classroom and Beyond
Jill McDougall, and StanleyP. Yoder, eds. Contaminating Theatre: Intersections of
Theatre, Therapy, and Public Health
Steve Mitchell, Dramatherapy: Clinical Studies
Jacob Levy Moreno, Who Shall Survive? Foundations of Sociometry, Group Psychotherapy, and Sociodrama
– Psychodrama, 4th ed.
– The Theatre of Spontaneity
Jenny Pearson, ed., Discovering the Self Through Drama and Movement: The Sesame Approach
Melanie Peter, Drama for All: Developing Drama in the Curriculum with Pupils with
Special Educational Needs.
Eva Roine, Psychodrama: Group Psychotherapy as Experimental Theatre
Jo Salas, Improvising Real Life: Personal Story in Playback Theatre
Gertrude Schattner, and Richard Courtney, ed., Drama In Therapy: Volume One: Children
– Drama In Therapy: Volume Two: Adults
Richard Schechner, Environmental Theatre
– Ritual, Play, and Performance: Readingsin the Social Sciences /Theatre
MadySchutzman and Jan Cohen-Cruz, Playing Boal: Theatre, Therapy and Activism,
Peter Slate, Child Drama
– Child Play: It’s Importance for Human Development
Viola Spolin, Improvisation for the Theatre
KonstantinStanislavsky, Creating a Role
– Building a Character
– An Actor Prepares
– An Actor’s Handbook
AdalineStarr, Psychodrama: Rehearsal for Living
Patricia Sternberg, Theatre for Conflict Resolution In the Classroom and Beyond,
Patricia Sternberg, & Antonina Garcia, Sociodrama: Who’s In Your Shoes?
Marcie Telander, Flora Quinlan, & Karol Verson, Acting Up!: An Innovative Approach to Creative Drama for Older Adults
James Thompson, ed., Prison Theatre: Practices and Perspectives
Anne H. Thurman, & Carol Ann Piggins, Drama Activities with Older Adults
Richard Tomlinson, Disability, Theatre, and Education
Bernie Warren, & Tim Dunne, Drama Games: A Practical Guide for Leaders Working with Disabled People
Brian Way, Development Through Drama
NaidaWeisberg, & Rosilyn Wilder, eds., Creative Arts With Older Adults: A Sourcebook
Audrey G.Wethered, Movement and Drama in Therapy: A Holistic Approach
Daniel J. Wiener, Rehearsals for Growth: Theatre Improvisation for Psychotherapists
Ron Wiener, Creative Training: Sociodrama and Team-building
RosilynWilder, A Space Where Anything Can Happen: Creative Drama in the Middle School
Anthony Williams, The Passionate Technique: Strategic Psychodrama with Individuals,Families, and Groups
Linda Winn, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Dramatherapy: Treatment and Risk Reduction
Lewis Yablonsky, Psychodrama: Resolving Emotional Problems Through Role-Playing