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The Other Side of the Wall: Wolverhampton

A 3-day training course

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The Other Side of the Wall is a three-day training course that focuses on some of the basic principles behind Geese’s use of theatre and drama with people in secure and community settings, offering participants effective and widely applicable techniques in order to:

  • ‘Cross over the wall’ and explore service users’ experience of the world.
  • Assist them in identifying patterns of behaviour and exploring strategies for change.
  • Identify and assist in the development of interpersonal skills.
  • Create an environment where safe and relevant experiential learning can take place.
Practitioner Team Manager, Emma, delivering whilst Practitioner Daniel is seating in mask

The next course will take place on 9th – 11th January 2024 in Wolverhampton. Location: Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley St, Wolverhampton WV1 4AN. The cost of the training is £375 per person and we offer reduced price places to participants with lived experience of the criminal justice system. Please email for more information and to express your interest in taking part.

Up to four bursary places will be awarded to people who work in Wolverhampton either as creative practitioners or with people in the criminal justice system. In order to apply for a bursary, please email by 18th December and state why a place on the course would be of value to your current practice/role.

Next training dates TBC.

  • “I feel confident because of the time spent practicing – will definitely recommend to others.”

    – Participant
  • “It is the best training course that I have accessed for a long time. Excellent level of skill… Brilliant.”

    – Participant

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