DRAMA AS A TOOL FOR SOCIAL COHESION – INCLUSION
Creative Drama is a well-known and useful method for social inclusion and refugee integration. Drama technics provides a humanistic and anti-discriminative learning atmosphere. Drama tools can be used to the inclusion of the disadvantaged and excluded groups and being open to the differences, different backgrounds, different cultures. By using drama tools we can also improve empathy, breaking the barriers and stereotypes, intercultural learning and team building.
Especially for the refugee groups, we can use drama tools to make them integrated into the host community and building friendships and mutual understanding atmosphere. Drama games, role plays, knowing each other activities, trust games, and team building activities are very deep activities to break the barriers between groups. Drama is focused on universal human rights and respect principles.