Some exciting news about one of our past Forum productions, Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain. Audible.com, which provides audio entertainment such as digital audiobooks, radio and TV programs, and audio versions of magazines and newspapers, is having a “Launch Day” for the recording of Dancing Lessons, performed by Paige Davis and John Cariani. Great sales on Launch Day will help with future placement of Dancing Lessons on the … Continue reading Dancing Lessons Audiobook
~We asked Mark St. Germain, DANCING LESSONS playwright the following question~
Q: Is education doing the right thing by creating a special education programs for children with autism? Continue reading Q&A w/ Mark St. Germain on ‘Dancing Lessons’
In my experience as a dancer and the mother of someone on the spectrum, I believe the strength of movement therapy and/or dance lies in three areas: the ability to bridge the challenges of spoken language that some individuals with autism experience; the possibilities for creating body and spatial awareness for those who have non-verbal processing difficulties; and, perhaps most importantly, as an avenue to … Continue reading We asked Sarasota Herald Tribune Dance Critic and Arts Writer: Q. Autism is being treated with movement therapy more often than other neurological disorders. Why do you think movement therapy is helpful in treating autism?