The intention of this project was to empower Syrian women refugees through a three-month drama workshop. Upon joining the workshop, the vast majority of the women were guarded, suspicious and scared. As a result of the activities in which they partook, including consensus exercises where the concept of trust is explored, the women began to open up, to trust those conducting the workshop, as well as each other, and they began to express their minds and their bodies in a way that they had never done so before.
The change in behavior was extremely noticeable. The women went from being afraid and insecure refugees from Lebanon’s camps, to performing a piece of theatre in front of 800 people.
Below is a few links of how the media reported on the project.