Workshop 3 – Archive

The Theatre Session 

Why Restorative Justice, Design, Theatre ‘Extending Empathy’ workshops?

by Professor Robin Bryant, Department Director, Research and Knowledge Exchange, Canterbury Christ Church University and Professor Lorraine Gamman, Director, Design Against Crime Research Centre, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London


Presentation 1:

Rewiring Morality: How to enable and sustain empathic growth

by Dr Dan Reisel (Research Associate, University College London)


Presentation 2:

Imagining an Empathy Museum

by Clare Patey (Director of the Empathy Museum)


Presentation 3:

Theatre, Empathy and Community: The role theatre can play in deconstructing and constructing notions of the self and the other

by Dr Selina Busby (Senior Lecturer, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, University of London)


Presentation 4:

Empathy / Sympathy – In / With: Theatre as Debate, Debate as Theatre –
Exploring Forum Theatre with Cardboard Citizens

Adrian Jackson, Founder and Artistic Director of Cardboard Citizens,
Translator/Collaborator of Augusto Boal


Response from Dr Patricia Moore, President, MooreDesign Associates, USA


Response from Dr Theo Gavrielides, Founder and Director, IARS International Institute / Founder and co-Director, Restorative Justice for All (RJ4All)


Presentation 5:

Theatre and its application: a compendium of ideas and notions around theatre and an invitation to apply them to a variety of practices

by Jonathan Martin, Principal, Drama Centre London, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London


Presentation 6:

A practical exploration of theatre and empathy in a Criminal Justice context: the Geese Theatre Company approach

by Andy Watson, Artistic Director, Geese Theatre Company


Presentation 7:

How can music act as an instrument for empathy?


Summing up – feedback and final comments

by Michael Kearns (Restorative Justice Practictioner)

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