Psychodrama Stage and Pictures
Revised April 1, 2007 Return to Index
for viewing other pictures of Moreno or other Psychodramatists
(from various sources)
(Compiled by Adam Blatner)
Psychodrama Stage at Moreno's Institute in New York
one of the open sessons, circa 1948.
This is the theatre at Moreno's Institute in Beacon, New
when it was first built, around 1936.
Here's a photo of Moreno's Institute in Beacon, New
York, from the outside, taken around 1980 (?)
Here's what the training experience was like at
the Institute's Theater around 1970. This would be a
class of trainees, with Zerka sitting at the far right.
Another picture of the discussions or sharing sessions for
in training at Moreno's Institute in Beacon, NY, around 1971.
In the 1980s, Moreno's Institute in Beacon, New York, was sold
and the theatre taken down. Much of the original stage, however, was
moved over to a nearby institute hosted by the psychodrama director,
Claire Danielsson, in Broughton Place. Here's a photo of it, restored.
Training workshops are held here:
The Broughton Place institute in Highland, New York looks like this:
* for use of this stage as a location for offering a psychodrama
workshop, contact Clare Daniellson at firstname.lastname@example.org
or go to www.boughtonplace.org
At St. Louis (Missouri) State Hospital, around 1962, Dr.
Fine directs a psychodrama at their specially-built psychodrama stage,
sunken instead of raised, you'll note. Barbara Seabourne was an
acting as some kind of concretized symbol fo the catatonic patient who
is in this enactment the protagonist.
At St.Elizabeth's Hospital, Jim Enneis in the 1960s
a program that included not only the treatment of psychiatric patients,
but also such programs as the training of policemen in coping with
such as people who may be threatening suicide, etc.
Here's a photo of what the Moreno Institute looked like
the outside), in 1962, at 236 W. 78th Street, in New York City.
Moreno's birthplace at Calea Serban Voda 38 in Bucharest, Romania, now
has a Plaque:
(Sent by Dr. Horatiu Nil Albini)