Podcast: Experts in Health: The unexpected ways that drama improves our health – Newswise

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Newswise — Dr Catherine Rees, Reader in Drama at Loughborough University, discusses the various ways that applied theatre and the arts are making an unexpected but significant impact in improving the public’s health and wellbeing.
Time Stamps: 00:00 – 03:39 – Introduction to guest, the topic and background
04:55 – 07:15 – Drama and health: How are these linked?
07:16 – 12:00 – How can drama help our health and wellbeing?
12:01 – 17:40 – Previous uses of drama to support health and wellbeing
17:41 – 21:20 – Drama being seen as a ‘fluffy’ subject
21:21 – 27:06 – The masks we all wear and the effect they can have
27:07 – 31:15 – Catherine’s current projects and future work
31:14 – 32:24 – The sales pitch to future generations
32:25 – 32:56 – Outro

Catherine Rees
Senior Lecturer in Drama
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