Beautiful Minds at NAMI
This is a drop in workshop for people living with mental illness, as well as caregivers, family, and friends of people living with mental illness. The current theme is: “My Eye”. We’re working on metaphors, style, voice, and character to reveal the truths of mental illness, as well as, you know, being alive. The performances will be in March 2012.
Location: Washington County Center, 18680 Southwest Shaw Street
Aloha, OR 97007-1250.
Time: 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month from 11am-12:30pm
Returning Heroes is a reunion writing workshop open to anyone who’s ever written in Well Arts’ healing workshops. Participants from different backgrounds create beautiful theatre together. Workshops are currently taking place on Saturdays at the Well Arts office, and the auditions will be in April
Soldier’s Heart is a creativity and story workshop at Portland Vet Center, open to veterans served by Portland Vet Center and referred by a staff counselor. We use meditation, theatre exercises, visual art and writing to help veterans feel comfortable beginning to explain their experiences to those who are closest to them. This is an annual, 2 month workshop with an invited read at the end of the workshop on location at Portland Vet Center. Each veteran invites one family member or friend to hear their story. The next workshop begins in September.
Voices of Our Elders
This is a workshop open to anyone over the age of 60 that we bring to retirement communities and elder living facilities. Call us at 503-459-4500 or email us by clicking here, to set up a meeting to talk about bringing Voices of Our Elders to your location.