Catching CreativityHealth & wellbeing workshops
A series of 8 drama & music workshops with ‘Active Choices’, a group providing involvement activities for adults with long-term mental health problems who are living in the community but have Mental Health Care Coordinators, at Bolton Little Theatre. Devised and facilitated by Healthy Arts’, working with participants to devise, direct and choreograph a musical play through improvisation and basic scriptwriting and songwriting skills.
Bob Kettle (songwriting)
Julie McKiernan (drama & writing)
Bob and Julie from Healthy Arts provided a great experience for the members of the Catching Creativity group. After an initial meeting with members of the group, they sought funding for a music and drama based project. They were successful in getting funds from Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trusts Dragons Den fund. Bob and Julie ran eight drama and music workshops, leading to a performance in front of an invited audience. The participants gave positive feedback, thoroughly enjoying the experience, getting a lot out of it.