Sunday November 19, 2017

Self-Care: Reducing Stress and Developing Mindfulness through Drama and Expressive Arts Therapies

Join us for this dynamic two-part experiential workshop designed for psychotherapists, healthcare providers,  educators, students, and artists. Learn and practice experiential techniques to help both you and your clients  or students cultivate mindfulness, internal resourcing capacities, and methods for self-care. Kathy Cass, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, C-IAYT, AHC, will facilitate techniques to help participants find their . . . Learn More

Thursday November 16, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Thursday evenings @7:00 p.m. Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Thursday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Thursday October 19, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Thursday evenings @7:00 p.m. Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Thursday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Thursday October 12, 2017 - Sunday October 15, 2017

Expressive Therapies Summit: New York

about the summit: Celebrating its eighth anniversary, the 2017 Expressive Therapies Summit brings all of the creative arts and play together into a single event. This year, a faculty of more than 150 clinicians, educators, artists, researchers, and others will present an inspiring program of half-day workshops and full-day master classes on art, music, drama, . . . Learn More

Wednesday October 04, 2017 - Monday October 09, 2017

12th Biannual IEATA International Conference

The International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA) and the Winnipeg Holistic Expressive Arts Therapy Institute (WHEAT) are collaborating to co-host the IEATA 12th Biennial Conference. The conference will allow participants an experiential engagement in the Indigenous Roots of the Expressive Arts. Pre-conference days offer opportunities to explore local Indigenous cultures, history, and teachings on the . . . Learn More

Monday September 18, 2017 - Sunday September 24, 2017

Somatic Movement Arts Festival 2017

The Somatic Movement Arts Festival (SOMAfest) is a week-long event featuring workshops and performances that offer diverse somatic movement practices by leading teachers to cultivate body-mind integration, creativity, presence, and community. SOMAfest enlivens artists, audiences, and participants from all walks of life to move beyond expected experiences of both physical self-discovery and expression. Celebrating its 11th . . . Learn More

Thursday September 14, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Thursday evenings @7:00 p.m. Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Thursday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Saturday September 02, 2017 - Saturday September 09, 2017

MuseumProv Workshop for Adults

Tap into your creativity and experience art in a new way with MuseumProv, a fun, two-hour experiential workshop for adults. Learn improv comedy basics, engage in listening and creative team-building exercises, and let loose in the galleries by playing characters and creating scenes inspired by the art in the Armand Hammer collection. Open to all—from . . . Learn More

Thursday August 17, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Thursday evenings @7:00 p.m. Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Thursday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Sunday July 23, 2017 - Saturday August 26, 2017

Drama Therapy for Personal Growth

the drama therapy institute of Los Angeles and the Creative Therapies Center present  . . . Drama Therapy for Personal Growth  Immerse yourself in a eight-session program focusing on drama therapy, the intentional and systematic use of drama/theatre processes to achieve psychological growth and change. During our eight classes, an array of drama therapy activities . . . Learn More

Saturday June 17, 2017

Narradrama and Other Drama Therapy Approaches With Women’s Issues

the drama therapy institute of Los Angeles and the Creative Therapies Center present  . . . narradrama and other drama therapy approaches with women’s issues Women are faced with many challenges in their lifetime that can lead to feelings of isolation, shame, and lowered self-worth. This workshop will explore the use of narradrama, transpersonal, ritual, . . . Learn More

Thursday June 15, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Saturday May 20, 2017

Therapeutic Writing Tour at the Museum of Broken Relationships

Join us at the Museum of Broken Relationships for a guided therapeutic writing tour. The tour includes a walk through the Museum to find objects and stories that speak to your own experience of relationships that have come and gone—whether person, place, or thing. The objects and stories on display can help inspire closure for . . . Learn More

Saturday May 20, 2017 - Sunday May 21, 2017

Story in Motion: An Embodied Workshop for Creative People with Adriana Marchione

tory in motion: an embodied workshop for creative people with Adriana Marchione This workshop is designed for artists of all disciplines and orientations—from actors, musicians, dancers, performers—to anyone who has a creative appreciation for life. Using movement and a body-based orientation, you will learn an embodied approach to explore personal stories, emotions, and life experiences . . . Learn More

Thursday May 18, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Saturday May 13, 2017 - Saturday May 27, 2017

Life Support For The Artist In You: A Bi-Monthly Workshop for Women

art therapy los angeles presents . . . life support for the artist in you: a bi-monthly Workshop for women Engaging in a creative practice is healthy for our body, mind, and spirit. Have you wanted to add a creative practice to your life—a practice you can turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed, and/or . . . Learn More

Saturday April 29, 2017

Exploring Trauma Through Metaphor

the drama therapy institute of Los Angeles and the Creative Therapies Center present  . . . Exploring Trauma Through Metaphor: Narradrama Tools and Techniques in Working with Trauma Survivors During this one-day workshop, we will explore trauma as a metaphor within the theoretical framework of narradrama. We will identify narradrama tools that assist in the . . . Learn More

Saturday April 22, 2017 - Monday May 22, 2017

Social Theatre And Drama Therapy

the drama therapy institute of Los Angeles and the Creative Therapies Center present  . . . Social Theatre and Drama Therapy Participants will explore the relationship between drama therapy, social theatre movements, and social justice. Relevant experiential exercises based on Boalian techniques and other socially-engaged activists models will equip participants with tools for working with . . . Learn More

Thursday April 20, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Saturday April 08, 2017

Life Support For The Artist In You: A Bi-Monthly Workshop for Women

art therapy los angeles presents . . . life support for the artist in you: a bi-monthly Workshop for women Engaging in a creative practice is healthy for our body, mind, and spirit. Have you wanted to add a creative practice to your life—a practice you can turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed, and/or . . . Learn More

Friday April 07, 2017 - Friday May 05, 2017

Goonie: A World Premiere Play by Terry Maratos

goonie: a world premiere play by terry maratos Take a rhythmic journey with Christopher Ramirez in this evening of interactive group drumming. Using a variety of percussion instruments, you’ll discover the joy of collectively creating beats and sounds with friends old and new. Drums provided by Remo Drums. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes. JAM Sessions are . . . Learn More

Thursday March 30, 2017 - Sunday April 02, 2017

Creativity & the Arts in Healing

Our inaugural experiential training conference will feature over 100 half-day workshops and day-long master classes demonstrating the use of art, dance, drama, drumming, music, writing, digital media, and play techniques. Taught by distinguished invited faculty from across the country, the program—which can be attended for any one or combination of days—will highlight varied arts-based psychotherapy . . . Learn More

Saturday March 25, 2017

Remembering and Healing

Using art, music, dialogue and reenactment, guided imagery and other therapeutic techniques, this workshop series offers remembering and healing rituals in a supportive environment to cope with loss and explore ways to move forward with life.

Sunday March 19, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Thursday March 16, 2017 - Thursday April 27, 2017

Community Sing @ Art Share L.A.

art share los angeles presents . . . community sing @ art share l.a.  Community Sing@Art Share L.A. is a weekly singing circle in which we make music together using our inherent musicality and our internal music libraries. We sing our way into spontaneous musical compositions with beautiful harmonies and interlocking rhythmic grooves, encouraging each . . . Learn More

Friday March 03, 2017 - Saturday March 04, 2017

Using Yoga and Art to Empower At-Risk and Exploited Teen Girls: A Training For Yoga Teachers

At The Art of Yoga Project we specialize in working with at-risk, exploited and incarcerated teen girls offering trauma-informed and strength-based programming. This training is for yoga teachers who want to expand their knowledge in working with at-risk girls in their own communities, or with other organizations that work with this specific population. Participants will . . . Learn More

Sunday February 19, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Friday January 27, 2017

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Sunday December 18, 2016

Shine Storytelling

A monthly storytelling event Sunday evenings @7:00 pm Listen to inspiring true stories from experienced and new storytellers on monthly themes—and volunteer to share your own.  Spend a Sunday evening with SHINE: listen to stories, hear live music, and mingle with writers, performers, and interesting people. Each event features seven true stories. Invited storytellers are . . . Learn More

Sunday December 18, 2016

Women’s Creativity: A Bi-Monthly Workshop

Engaging in a creative practice is healthy for our body, mind, and spirit. Have you wanted to add a creative practice to your life—a practice you can turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed, and/or for the pure joy—but not sure where, or how, to begin? Offered two Saturdays a month, you will learn easy . . . Learn More

Thursday December 15, 2016

16th Annual Gero-Psychiatry Breakfast

Open to the public. Agenda and registration instructions coming soon.

Sunday December 11, 2016

Women’s Creativity: A Bi-Monthly Workshop

Engaging in a creative practice is healthy for our body, mind, and spirit. Have you wanted to add a creative practice to your life—a practice you can turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed, and/or for the pure joy—but not sure where, or how, to begin? Offered two Saturdays a month, you will learn easy . . . Learn More

Monday December 05, 2016 - Sunday March 05, 2017

Weekly Expressive Arts Workshops for Womens and Girls

workshops: Teen Power: Original Works by Inspired Young Women Start your week with fun and be a part of a peer group that supports you through creative drama and other art forms for self-expression. Beginning Monday, December 5, from 5:00 to 6:30 pm • Meets weekly through spring • $45 per session (8 session minimum) . . . Learn More

Sunday December 04, 2016 - Monday February 06, 2017

Drama Therapy for Professional Development and Certification

Ring in the New Year and Experience the SoCal Drama Therapy Centre! Inform your practice with clinically grounded, experiential techniques! Enroll in drama therapy courses for professional development, and courses to become a registered drama therapist (RDT) by a board certified trainer (BCT). Some group courses are conveniently offered virtually—online! courses: Engaging Older Adults with . . . Learn More

Saturday December 03, 2016 - Saturday December 10, 2016

Dance and Movement for Personal Growth

Dance and Movement for Personal Growth is a two-session experiential program informed by the lens of drama therapy. It focuses on how dance and movement can be integrated into current drama and creative arts-based therapeutic and/or educational work for insight and individual growth. The second part of this course offers experiential training in specific dance and . . . Learn More

Saturday December 03, 2016

Therapeutic Writing Tour at the Museum of Broken Relationships

Join us at the Museum of Broken Relationships for a guided therapeutic writing tour. The tour includes a walk through the Museum to find objects and stories that speak to your own experience of relationships that have come and gone—whether person, place, or thing. The objects and stories on display can help inspire closure for . . . Learn More

Saturday November 26, 2016

Women’s Creativity: A Bi-Monthly Workshop

Engaging in a creative practice is healthy for our body, mind, and spirit. Have you wanted to add a creative practice to your life—a practice you can turn to when you are overwhelmed, stressed, and/or for the pure joy—but not sure where, or how, to begin? Offered two Saturdays a month, you will learn easy . . . Learn More

Tuesday November 22, 2016 - Thursday December 01, 2016

This Is Hunger: SMC Public Policy Institute Fall Arts And Cultural Affairs Forum

This is Hunger: smc public policy institute fall arts and cultural affairs forum The Fall Forum features speakers, panel discussions, and dance performances for audiences ranging from fifth graders to adults. All forum events are open to the public, and most events are free. Seating is on a first-arrival basis if reservations are not required. . . . Learn More

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