UTSA believes that theatre is the most effective approach for awareness among a poor and vulnerable population. It can very successfully raise mass awareness. UTSA began its journey by establishing area based ‘Theatre Units’ to work on different socioeconomic issues. These units work in remote areas of Chittagong by performing theatre based on a specific issue of the related locality. Already UTSA has completed more than 5 thousand show on social issue.
UTSA is the pioneer organization in Bangladesh on Therapeutic theater as development approach. Through this process UTSA increased
communication skill, interpersonal and personal thoughts, beliefs, conflict of different interest groups, emotional and trauma management.
They are the first organization in Bangladesh who is initiated activities to reduce cultural conflict of Bihari and Bangladeshi using this approach and successfully running the activities. It is mentionable our team successfully responded at natural disaster as well man-made disasters to rebuild the victim and survivors confidence level and dill with their emotional difficulties and trauma management. Our recent response to Rana Plaza is a significant part of our work. As well we also refer our initiatives after Mirsorai Tragedy and natural disaster SIDR & AILA effective people.
In attached files have a report of Jesmin Nahar on therapeutic theater focused Mental Health Care Initiatives of UTSA and relevant documents for your kind information.