Summer Conference 2022

Program Overview

Wednesday, June 15, 2022

18:30 Dinner

20:00 General Meeting of DGfT – German Association of Dramatherapy
Non-members are also welcome!

 

Thursday, June 16, 2022

10:00 – 11:00
Opening and introduction to the topic of the conference – Ingrid Lutz: „Essentials zu Ritual & Heilung“ (‚Essentials on Ritual and Healing’ – in German)

WORKSHOPS (2 days, Thu und Fri)
11:00 – 13:00 Workshops 1 – 9
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee
14:30 – 18:00 Workshops 1 – 9

18:30 Dinner

19:30
Presentation of the new DGfT working groups ‚Climate‘ and ‚Diversity‘

20:00
Evening Talk on the transformation and relevance of ‘Ancient Knowledge’ of other cultures with Venu G., in conversation with William Sax and Annette Hornbacher (in English)

 

Friday, June 17, 2022

09:30 – 13:00 Workshops 1 – 9
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee
14:30 – 18:00 Workshops 1 – 9
18:30 Dinner

19:30 Mini performances as impressions from the workshops

20:30 ‚You Arrive‘, Film by Bonnie Harnden (30 min) followed by a discussion

 

Saturday, June 18, 2022

10:00 Lecture 1:
William Sax – Theatrical Rituals as Collective Therapy among the Dalits, Uttarakhand, Western Himalaya (in English)

11:00 Lecture 2:
Annette Hornbacher – Posession as a medium of diagnose and therapy: Dance and transgression in Bali (in German)

12:00 Lecture 3:
Liane Hofmann – What are spiritual crises, and how can we accompany people in such a crisis? – Facets of a multilayered phenomenon (in German)

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee

14:30 – 15:30 Lecture 4:
Johannes B. Schmidt – The Transcendental in Psychotherapy (in German)

15:30 – 17:00 
Discussion Lab in 3 groups: What does the understanding of the potential and function of rituals and transpersonal approaches that became clear in the lectures and workshops mean for us in our training and practice as dramatherapists?

  • Group 1: Bonnie Harnden, William Sax, and Daniela Debald (in English)
  • Group 2: Johannes B. Schmidt, Klaus Möller, and Ingrid Lutz (in German)
  • Group 3: Liane Hofmann, Annette Hornbacher, and Ilil Land-Boss (in German)

17:00
‘Back to the Whole’: Plenum and closure of the conference

18:30 Dinner

20:00
‘Dreamspace’ – Open Stage for performances and themes from current trainings

 

Sunday, June 19, 2022

10:00 – 13:00
Evaluation and process analysis of the conference – for current trainees only!