A 2 hour seminar for anyone interested in finding out more about how theatre company Brave Bold Drama developed their latest theatre show 'Wonderland' to be dementia-sensitive, meaning it has been designed to be accessible for those living with dementia.
You may already work in the field of dementia care interested in finding out about how we have developed a show to fit within a dementia care setting, or you might be an artist interested in finding out more about making work accessible for an audience living with dementia.
10.30am - 10.40am Arrive, tea & coffee
10.40am - 10.45am Introductions, expectations & housekeeping
10.45am - 11.05am Why did we make Wonderland?, An introduction to the project including the music & design. Gill Simmons, director
11.05am - 11.20am Movement textures in Wonderland, Bryn Thomas, movement director
11.20am - 11.35am Audience interaction in Wonderland, Alison Cowling & Arran Glass, performers
11.35am - 11.50am The benefits of a creative approach, Dawn Corse, occupational therapist
11.50am - 12 noon Questions & open discussion
12 noon - 1pm Lunch (optional) from our community cafe The Cog Cafe
1pm - 2pm Dementia friends training (optional) Led by Tony Hall, Bristol Dementia Action Alliance