Tim Robbins Has Prison Drama Class That Cuts Recidivism in Half – Good News Network

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     I have posted in the last month several examples of how drama therapy is being used effectively in rehabilitating men and women in prison. Those earlier examples were all from New York state. In today’s post actor Tim Robbins demonstrates through his acting class that theater can be a powerful force for good in helping prisoners begin a new life.

     One of the resource guides in my Living Through Creativity series will feature prison rehabilitation programs in the arts worldwide.

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“Shawshank Redemption” star Tim Robbins has an acting class that’s cutting repeat offender rates in half for inmates at real-life California prisons.”

Source: Tim Robbins Has Prison Drama Class That Cuts Recidivism in Half – Good News Network

Courtesy of Artwell Art Therapy

Courtesy of Artwell Art Therapy

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