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Storymaking and Drama: Finding the hero inside myself – Colm Hefferon (S22-17)


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Tutor: Colm Hefferon

Thursdays: 7.00-9.00pm

Dates: 24th March – 12th May

Cost: €90 (6 weeks)

Module Ref: S22-18

Mid Term: The Centre will be closed for mid-term break Monday 21 February – Friday 25 February 2022, for the St Patrick’s Day weekend 17/18 March and for an Easter break 11-22 April.

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Module Description

In this fun module, we experience stories and characters, sharing creative ideas in small groups, both in role and out of role, using tales from Greek, German and Irish myths and biblical traditions. We will gain a wider perspective on being a hero, developing mutual respect and empathy, all done in the safety of being in role. Suitable for adults of any age who wish to enjoy this art form: parents who want to tell stories to children, teachers of children, play therapists, storytellers.

Colm Hefferon: M.Ed., is a Drama educator with experience as actor and director in Irish theatre, radio and film. As a lecturer in St Patrick’s College, DCU he has trained teachers in Drama for use in Education. He has worked in dozens of educationally disadvantaged schools through DCU and An Cosán, the Childhood Development Initiative in West Tallaght. At the moment, he is part of the team developing modules on Peace Education for Irish Primary Schools with the Dublin Quaker Peace Committee.

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