Performance and medicine symposium – 10 March 2018

King’s College is hosting a symposium for clinicians exploring different aspects of performance and healthcare.

The day will include talks from 4 unique keynote speakers at the forefront of performance science, narrative medicine and arts in healthcare. Interactive workshops will be hosted in small sessions by artists, therapists and creative facilitators.

Keynote speakers include:

Dr Rosie Pekins: The Music and Motherhood Project

Dr Julia Christensen: Understanding human emotion perception and its relationship to artistic expertise

Dr Bella Eacott: Performance Medicine and the Circle of Care

Dr Brian Hurwitz: The Importance of Narrative in the clinical environment

Workshop facilitators include:

John Bowtell: Drama therapy and embodied psychotherapy

Mandeep Singh: Embracing mistakes through freestyle rap

RawSounds: Music making for mental health inpatients

Slam The Poet: Developing characters in creative writing as character building

Tickets are £10