PSYCHO-DRAMA WORKSHOP

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29Jan2016
30Jan2016

The Asia Foundation collaborated with Campuhan College, Motivational Arts Unlimited (MAU), and Values Institute

he Asia Foundation collaborated with Campuhan College, Motivational Arts Unlimited (MAU), and Values Institute, to celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week 2016 with psycho-drama workshop. The workshop trained the younger generation to inter-faith skills using drama. The training was led by Mario Cossadari from Motivational Arts Unlimited (MAU), Kuta, Bali, a psychodrama therapist, and theater educator. Most participants were trainers ofLiving Values Education (LVE). They developed psycho-drama skills to use theater to revive the values of the young generation, and to use them for social therapy in a communities that have developed intolerance. Motivational Arts Unlimited (MAU) is a movement for changing oneself through drama. MAU is the approach used to enhance expressive arts in education, self-development, healing, and more positive life changes. MAU uses creative methods to solve various problems teenagers face, such as narcotics, HIV/AIDS, domestic violence, sexual orientation (LGBT), the impact of social media, addiction to gadgets favoring violence, and the like. This training also develops in depth inter-faith tolerance among teens, by promoting inclusiveness In celebrations of WIHW in Campuhan College, Ubud, Bali 15 participants from various regions in Indonesia agreed to contextualize MAU so that everyone could understand what happens to relationships whenanyone experiences intolerance, especially teenagers. The Psycho-drama workshops have coached 15 younger groups to anticipate the impact of intolerance in their lives.

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