Introducing our Keynote Speaker and our Invited Guest Speaker!


KEYNOTE SPEAKER: SALVO PITRUZZELLA

A pioneer of dramatherapy in Italy, Salvo has worked in many fields, including mental health, education and community care, and founded the first training course at the Centro ArtiTerapie, Lecco in 1998. He has published works in numerous areas, including dramatherapy, educational drama, storymaking, creativity, and theatre.



 INVITED GUEST SPEAKER: DAVID DIAMOND

David is the originator of Theatre for Living, a merging of Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed, and his own life-long interest in       systems theory. Theatre for Living recognizes communities are complexly integrated living organisms and invites them to engage in       constructive social change, moving from various forms of violece to respectful engagement. David has directed over 550 community   specific theatre projects and trainings throughout the world.