Summer Conference 2021

Program Overview

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

18:30 Dinner

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

 

Thursday, June 17, 2021

10:00 – 11:00
Opening and Introduction to the topic of the conference– Keynote by Johannes B. Schmidt:  The Transcendent in Psychotherapy

WORKSHOPS (2 days, Thu und Fri)
11:00 – 13:00 Workshops 1 – 8
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee
14:30 – 18:00 Workshops 1 – 8

18:30 Dinner

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

20:00 Lecture and discussion with Liane Hofmann: What are spiritual crises, and how can we accompany people in such a crisis? – Facets of a multilayered phenomenon

 

Friday, June 18, 2021

09:30 – 13:00 Workshops 1 – 8
13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee
14:30 – 18:00 Workshops 1 – 8
18:30 Dinner
20:00 Mini performances as impressions from the workshops

 

Saturday, June 19, 2021

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

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

12:00 Lecture 3:
Susana Pendzik – The Invisible in Dramatherapy

13:00 – 14:30 Lunch + Coffee

14:30 – 15:15 Lecture 4 in preparation to the following discussion:

Ingrid Lutz – Ritual & Healing – or – What’s the point of all this ‘theater’, what’s the deeper meaning of TheaterTherapy?

 

15:30 – 17:00 Discussion Lab in 2 groups: What does the understanding of the potential and function of rituals and transpersonal approaches that became clear in the lectures mean for us in our training and practice as theater therapists?

Group 1: Bonnie Harnden, Susana Pendzik, Daniela Debald (in English)

Group 2: Ingrid Lutz, Johannes B. Schmidt, Bettina Stoltenhoff-Erdmann (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 20, 2021

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