Listen to interviews performed by National Public Radio (NPR) on the situation for veterans after they return to civilian life. The segment includes one woman’s struggle to get help for her PTSD, how Shakespeare is helping veterans transition back to civilian life, and some of the health effects that come with combat.
A Note of Remembrance, Gratitude and Sharing
Please see the new DE-CRUIT newsletter commemorating Memorial Day here.
In Shakespeare, Veterans Find a “Tower of Strength”
See here a recent in-depth article by Inverse on the experiences and research-driven benefits of the DE-CRUIT program for veterans.
Please Share These Two DE-CRUIT Programs…
TWO exciting offerings from DE-CRUIT this fall… see the latest newsletter here. If you are comfortable doing so, please circulate the flyers below to anyone who might be interested or who might be able to spread the word: DE-CRUIT Fall 2021 NEH Recruitment Flyer
Even More Resources
Earlier we shared an email from the VA providing resources for Veterans, Family of Veterans and others who are struggling as a result of recent events in Afghanistan. The response was immediate, thank you and please continue to respond and share that information. We also received responses from partners whom we have personal relationships with and whom have asked us …
Resources for Veterans’ Mental Health
In our present newsletter we are offering resources to use or share. We are providing some guidance from the VA on resources for any Veterans, family or survivors of war zones during this troubling time. Also, we will be offering more DE-CRUIT courses this fall. One course through our partners at Amphibian Stage Productions in Fort Worth, TX and a …
Your DE-CRUIT Newsletter for Memorial Day 2021
This Memorial Day we honor… Three fathers, who are veterans and whose children are near and dear to DE-CRUIT. And without whom, DE-CRUIT might not exist today. Please see the newsletter here.
Exciting News to Begin 2021
Read about DE-CRUIT’s receipt of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and their (very much) extended residency at Syracuse Stage, all in the present newsletter.
Theatre Strikes Back in the Digital Era: An Interview with Stephan Wolfert
See here an interview Stephan gave published in the journal “Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance”, regarding the Cry Havoc! play and the DE-CRUIT therapeutic program.
A Video Tribute for Veterans Day
This Veterans Day… A Special Tribute from DE-CRUIT: After 31 weeks of teaching DE-CRUIT: On-Line in four cities during the Covid-19 pandemic, the DE-CRUIT team wanted to share the power of veteran’s voices as they speak our adapted version of Shakespeare’s famous speech from Henry V. And since we treat trauma through Shakespeare and science, what better way to both pay tribute to …