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13-14 July 2019CUMO - Budapest

Introduction to Drama and Movement Therapy

Dramatherapy creates spaces for healing, belonging and transformation through the use of theatre, movement, music, myths, poetry and other arts.

The group will be facilitated to craft a creative and safe environment, to explore themselves and how they relate with each other, expressing emotions and cultivating insights through embodiment, imagination and play.

Dramatherapy is being regulated by the British Association of Dramatherapists and the Health Professions Council.

Through this course the participants will have the opportunity to explore experiential and theoretical aspects of Dramatherapy, acquiring and developing new understandings and practices for their everyday work and life

The course can be offered as a follow up to the first introductory circle and also open to new participants

We are going to learn in a playful and rigorous environment some of the techniques and practices of this method of psychotherapy whilst taking into consideration the professional practices and approaches of the participants, their dilemmas, aspirations and needs for development regarding the communities and contexts they work with.

The workshop is addressed to professionals and students of health, social and humanistic professions, psychologists, social workers, movement practitioners, actors, educators, dancers and improvisers, as well as anyone else who would be interested to acquire more knowledge and skills in Dramatherapy. 

One of the aspects that we will focus is in particular is how we can create for ourselves and others environments of support when our work with people can be quite demanding.

We will explore the following subjects:

  • Laban Movement
  • Movement with Touch and Sound
  • Drama
  • Myth Enactment

The workshop with last for 10 hours. A certificate of attendance and a corpus of relevant bibliography and suggested activities will be given to all the participants.

Participation Fee

The participation fee is 19.000 HUF

Early bird fee - until 30th June 2019 : 17.000 HUF

For everyone, there is a registration fee of 9.000 HUF to be paid upfront in order to finalize your registration and reserve your place, via bank transfer or PayPal. Once you register you will receive an e-mail containing the details for this payment. This fee is non-refundable.

The rest of the fee will be paid cash on spot.


The Dramatherapy workshop will take place in the space "CUMO", located in Szentkirály utca 7, Budapest, 1088


The Dramatherapy workshop consists of 10 working hours, in the days:

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July 2019: 
10.30 - 16.30

The training language will be a physical, simple and easy-to-understand English. Hungarian translation is available, please let us know in advance.

Contacts & Additional information

For additional information visit our website: .

For any doubts or question, don't hesitate to contact us:

Francesco Argenio Benaroio
+36.30.8370486 / +39.349.6416894 (+WhatsApp)

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Elena Boukouvala

Elena Boukouvala is Dramatherapist (MA, University of London), Counsellor of Children and Young People (MA University of Nottingham), Psychologist (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki) and dancer. She is faculty of the Institute for Arts Therapies and Training in Arts Therapies Epineio (Thessaloniki), teaching Dramatherapy both to full-time trainee therapists and in open introductory courses. Elena is also faculty of East Side Institute (New York), practicing and teaching social therapeutics and performance activism.

Since 2004, she has been working as a therapist in primary and secondary schools, hospitals, mental health settings, prisons, elderly homes, refugee camps, other communities and privately, specializing in practices of social inclusion and intercultural exchange through arts. She has practiced, taught and led workshops as Dramatherapist in the following countries: Greece, UK, Romania, Germany, Denmark, Serbia, Wales, Hungary, Algeria, Lebanon, USA, Australia. Elena is the founder of Play Perform Learn Grow, an international biannual conference exploring and creating opportunities for cultural exchange, social inclusion and transformation through arts and performance.

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ANAMUH - Arts for

ANAMUH is a not-for-profit social initiative aimed at establishing and sustaining a space for communitarian dialogue through the use of Theatre and Arts.

We are a group of enthusiast socially-committed artists and theatre practitioners: we believe that Theatre and Arts can make a sustainable positive change within people, in communities, in society.
We believe in Social Theatre and the enormous potential for positive social transformation that it offers, to foster inter-communitarian dialogue, to challenge stereotypes/discrimination, to build bridges among individuals and cultures.
We periodically organize and facilitate various training courses and workshops on various arts and disciplines, open to anyone willing to explore, transform, find inspiration and connection.
ANAMUH envisions a world where diverse communities know, respect and include each other, and where they grow together creating new ideas, tastes and forms of art on the basis of their own identities and cultures.