Exploring methods of training the actor/puppeteer in healthcare: A Socratic dialogue

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Sextou, Persephone and Rolston, Wesley 2020. Exploring methods of training the actor/puppeteer in healthcare: A Socratic dialogue. Journal of Applied Arts and Health. 11 (1-2), pp. 171-176. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00030_7
AuthorsSextou, Persephone and Rolston, Wesley
Abstract

Inspired by Socratic dialogue, the authors have chosen to explore how their experiential understanding has informed their views of performing to children bedside in clinical settings as a dialogue. In this interview-style self-exploratory article, they explore the conditions of performing in healthcare. They also address possible methods of training available to community actors and puppeteers who may be interested in working with patients in emotionally demanding healthcare settings.

KeywordsWellbeing; Healthcare; Pedagogy; Puppetry
Year2020
JournalJournal of Applied Arts and Health
Journal citation11 (1-2), pp. 171-176
PublisherIntellect
ISSN2040-2457
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1386/jaah_00030_7
Official URLhttps://www.ingentaconnect.com/contentone/intellect/jaah/2020/00000011/f0020001/art00017
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Online01 Jul 2020
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Deposited01 Jul 2021
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