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Playwright Psychotheatrics

  • Rob Allen
  • Nina Krebs

Abstract

The term ‘playwright’ describes not only one who writes a play, but one who ‘crafts’ a ‘drama’. A wright is a maker, a creator — one who constructs something. In Dramatic Psychological Storytelling (DPS), we focus on dramatis, meaning ‘to express’ the story, ‘your story’/‘our story’ by reflecting on an incident, crisis, adventure, circumstance or disturbance.

Keywords

Expressive Writing Human Resource Professional Original Story Home Movie Magic Mirror 
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Notes

  1. 2.
    Cameron, Julia (2002) The artist’s way (New York: Jeremy P. Tarcher/Putnam).Google Scholar
  2. 3.
    Goldberg, Natalie (1986) Writing down the bones: Freeing the writer within (Shambhala, Boston) p. 116.Google Scholar
  3. 4.
    Pennebaker, J.W. (1997) Opening up: The healing power of expressing emotions (New York: Guilford Press).Google Scholar

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© Rob Allen and Nina Krebs 2007

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  • Rob Allen
  • Nina Krebs

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