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BAPAM event for arts workers in support and education roles

On 17 November the British Association of Performing Arts Medicine (BAPAM) will be holding a Performance Environment Day in London. They will be exploring the following topics, from a healthcare perspective and including the experiences of other professionals including artists, technicians, educators and people working in arts support roles, some with additional needs due to illness, injury, difference or disability:

  • Performance space risks, injury prevention/management and healthy performance optimisation strategies
  • Performance psychology, anxiety management, working with West End theatre productions and performers
  • Impact of intense rehearsal and performance schedules, touring
  • Personal and environmental approaches to hearing protection. Help for artists with hearing impairments to continue working professionally
  • Embedding health and wellbeing into arts venues. Supporting physical, psychological and community health. Design strategies
  • Accessibility and participation in work, learning and performance spaces. Making visible different experiences of shared performing environments

The event may be of particular interest to those members who work in an educational or arts support capacity. Full details can be found on the event site here.