This is part of the INVOLVE Webinar Series.
Miranda is a drama facilitator and playwright based in Nelson. She currently facilitates drama and games-based emotional literacy and social skills workshops in primary schools as part of a government mental health initiative.
She has a background in children’s and youth work, a Masters in Applied Theatre; Drama and the Criminal Justice System, and has experience of using drama to encourage and build emotional literacy, emotional regulation and empathy amongst teenagers and with men inside Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison, Cape Town, South Africa.
This workshop will involve sharing stories of this kind of work in practice, illustrating its potential transformative power, and sharing some resources, equipping participants with some basic tools to experiment themselves with this kind of work