Schedule of Programs

Updated: Feb 7, 2020

12/05/2020A1: Insight Improv: Exploring Authentic Impulse (advanced program, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
10/17/2020S1: Insight Improvisation for Couples (2 days)

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
10/15/2020A3: Insight Improv: Psolodrama in Depth (advanced program, 2.5 days)

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
10/10/2020B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
08/15/2020B2: An Introduction to Insight Improv and Psolodrama (Life Drama Part II, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
08/08/2020B1: An Introduction to Drama Therapy and Psychodrama (Life Drama Part I, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
07/24/2020Introduction to Insight Improv and Psolodrama / Working with Individuals (special 3-day program)

Details TBA

Berkeley, CA
06/20/2020B2: An Introduction to Insight Improv and Psolodrama (Life Drama Part II, 2 days)

Details TBA

Prague, Czech Republic
05/30/2020S1: Insight Improvisation for Couples (2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT and Orapin Siriwilairak, OTR/L

Belmont, MA
05/09/2020A1: Insight Improv: Exploring Authentic Impulse (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
05/07/2020A2: Insight Improv: Freedom in Performance (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
04/30/2020B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
03/07/2020A2: Insight Improv: Freedom in Performance (advanced program, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
11/07/2019An Ancient Practice Meets the Future: Meditation, Mindfulness, & Drama Therapy Across Cultures (1-day program)

NADTA Conference

Philadelphia, PA
09/14/2019A4: Insight Improv: Working with Individuals (advanced program, 2.5 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade) with Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
09/07/2019A3: Insight Improv: Psolodrama in Depth (advanced program, 2.5 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade) with Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
09/05/2019A1: Insight Improv: Exploring Authentic Impulse (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade) with Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
08/31/2019B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade) with Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
08/24/2019S1: Insight Improvisation for Couples (2 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade) with Saraya Thanyacharoen (Sa) and Samita Pratoomsuwan (Fai)

Bangkok, Thailand
08/11/2019Mindfulness, Meditation, and Drama Therapy: Adding Insight Improv to Your Therapy Toolbox (1 day program)

Organized by the Korean Association of Expressive Arts Psychological Counseling (KEAPA); translated by Sooji Jung

Seoul, South Korea
08/03/2019B2: An Introduction to Insight Improv and Psolodrama (Life Drama Part II, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
07/27/2019B1: An Introduction to Drama Therapy and Psychodrama (Life Drama Part I, 2 days)

Facilitated by Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT/BCT, CIIP/CT

Belmont, MA
05/05/2019Psolodrama: Melding Authentic Movement and Psychodrama (3 hr workshop)

77th Annual ASGPP 2019 Conference: “Discovering New Worlds: Transformational Advances in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy.”

Manchester, NH
04/27/2019A2: Insight Improv: Freedom in Performance (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade)

Bangkok, Thailand
04/19/2019B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade)

Bangkok, Thailand
04/16/2019A1: Insight Improv: Exploring Authentic Impulse (advanced program, 2 days)

Host: Khula Aasman, an NGO using arts therapies to help prison inmates and disadvantaged communities

Mumbai, India
04/11/2019B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Host: Khula Aasman, an NGO using arts therapies to help prison inmates and disadvantaged communities

Mumbai, India
10/25/2018A1: Insight Improv: Exploring Authentic Impulse (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized and translated by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade)

Bangkok, Thailand
10/20/2018B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized and translated by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade), with additional translation by Preekamol Chantaranijakom (Gift)

Bangkok, Thailand
10/13/2018Drama Therapy and Psychodrama (presentation and 2 hr workshop)

Host: Professor Kyung ah Na, K’Arts University; translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
10/12/2018Insight Improv: An Introduction to Psolodrama (1 day)

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
10/11/2018An Introduction to Drama Therapy (3 hrs)

Host: Professor Kyung ah Na, K’Arts University; translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
10/10/2018Insight Improv: Mindfulness and Theater (3 hrs)

Organized by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
04/26/2018A2: Insight Improv: Freedom in Performance (advanced program, 2 days)

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade)

Bangkok, Thailand
04/21/2018B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade)

Bangkok, Thailand
04/14/2018A2: Insight Improv: Freedom in Performance (advanced program, 2 days)

Host: Khula Aasman, an NGO using arts therapies to help prison inmates and disadvantaged communities

Mumbai, India
10/26/2017Mindfulness, Meditation, and Drama Therapy: Adding Insight Improv to Your Therapy Toolbox (1 day program)

NADTA Conference

Danvers, MA
09/15/2017Psychodrama Open Session

Host: Maria Mellano, LICSW, CP; Guest Director: Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT

Arlington, MA
08/09/2017B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Host: Khula Aasman, an NGO using arts therapies to help prison inmates and disadvantaged communities

Mumbai, India
08/02/2017B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade); translated by Orapin Siriwilarak

Bangkok, Thailand
03/04/2017Advanced 1-Day Training in Psychodrama & Psolodrama

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade); translated by Preedawan Buranarungruengkij (Pinn)

Bangkok, Thailand
12/04/2016Insight Improv Lab: Further Exploration with Insight ImprovisationCambridge, MA
09/27/2016B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade); translated by Preedawan Buranarungruengkij (Pinn)

Bangkok, Thailand
09/17/2016B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
09/10/2016Life Drama, Part I

Host: Khula Aasman, an NGO using arts therapies to help prison inmates and disadvantaged communities

Mumbai, India
09/03/2016Insight Improv Lab: Facilitating WorkshopsBelmont, MA
07/09/2016Insight Improv Lab: Working with IndividualsBelmont, MA
10/18/2015Life Drama, Day 4

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
09/13/2015Insight Improv Lab: Further Exploration with PsolodramaCambridge, MA
08/29/2015Life Drama, Day 3

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
08/09/2015Insight Improv Lab: Psolodrama Alone Online Program
07/12/2015Insight Improv Lab: Coaching PsolodramaCambridge, MA
06/21/2015Insight Improv Lab: The Psolodrama Sharing ProcessCambridge, MA
05/10/2015Insight Improv Lab: Witnessing PsolodramaCambridge, MA
04/19/2015Insight Improv Lab: Troubleshooting PsolodramaCambridge, MA
03/07/2015Life Drama, Day 2

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
02/21/2015B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Tuvarak Panyangam (Gade); translated by Orapin Siriwilairak

Bangkok, Thailand
02/15/2015An Introduction to Insight Improvisation

Organized and translated by Sooji Jung, SOUM—Studio of Urban Meditation

Seoul, South Korea
12/21/2014Insight Improv Lab: Psolodrama ExamplesCambridge, MA
12/13/2014B1+B2: Life Drama 4-Day Training

Organized by Dr. Weixiao Li; translated by Yu Han

Beijing, China
11/09/2014Insight Improv Lab: The Practice of PsolodramaCambridge, MA
10/17/2014Insight Improv: Psolodrama (Weekend Intensive)

Organized by Rythea Lee

Northampton, MA
10/12/2014Insight Improv Lab: The Entryway to PsolodramaCambridge, MA
09/21/2014Insight Improv Lab: Warming Up to PsolodramaCambridge, MA
08/17/2014Insight Improv Lab: Foundations of PsolodramaCambridge, MA
07/20/2014Insight Improv Lab: What is Psolodrama?Cambridge, MA
06/08/2014Insight Improv Lab: Further Exploration with ImprovisationCambridge, MA
05/25/2014Insight Improv Lab: SingingCambridge, MA
04/20/2014Insight Improv Lab: Role Stream and Scene StreamCambridge, MA
03/23/2014Insight Improv Lab: StorytellingCambridge, MA
02/16/2014Insight Improv Lab: Working with TextCambridge, MA
01/19/2014Insight Improv Lab: The Three StatesCambridge, MA
12/15/2013Insight Improv Lab: AmplificationCambridge, MA
11/30/2013Meditation, Psychodrama, and Team-building for Palliative Care Team

Organized by Amnart Anilhongse

Bangkok, Thailand
11/10/2013Insight Improv Lab: Naked ImprovisationCambridge, MA
10/20/2013Insight Improv Lab: Further Exploration with MeditationCambridge, MA
09/15/2013Insight Improv Lab: Shared VipassanaCambridge, MA
08/23/2013Further Exploration with Psychodrama and Psolodrama (2-day)

Organized and translated by Preedawan Buranarungruengkij (Pinn)

Bangkok, Thailand
08/04/2013Insight Improv Lab: Authentic MovementCambridge, MA
07/14/2013Insight Improv Lab: Active MeditationCambridge, MA
06/23/2013Insight Improv Lab: MeditationCambridge, MA
05/12/2013Insight Improv Lab: IntroductionCambridge, MA
02/25/2013Insight Improv for Experienced Students (2-day)

Organized by Preedawan Buranarungruengkij (Pinn)

Bangkok, Thailand
02/13/2013Insight Improvisation (Guest Lecture)

Lesley University's Principles and Practices of Drama Therapy/Psychodrama GEXTH 5047.01
Host: Nisha Sajnani, PhD, RDT-BCT; Guest Lecturer: Joel Gluck, MEd, RDT

Cambridge, MA
02/20/2012Insight Improvisation, Psychodrama, and Psolodrama for Experienced Students (2-day)

Organized by Preedawan Buranarungruengkij (Pinn)

Bangkok, Thailand
10/28/2011Insight Improv: Psolodrama (Weekend Intensive for Experienced Students)

Organized by Patrick Crowley

Northampton, MA
09/23/2011Insight Improv: Psolodrama (Weekend Intensive)

Organized by Maya Liebermann

Easthampton, MA
Historical Note
  • The earliest Insight Improvisation programs were taught in 1999 at the Cambridge Center for Adult Education in Cambridge, MA and at Shantigar—Jean-Claude van Itallie's workshop center for theater, meditation, and healing—in Charlemont, MA.
  • Psolodrama was first developed in 2002-2003 at the Applied Drama Practice Group and Insight Improv Research Group; both groups met at Lesley University in Cambridge, MA.
  • Insight Improvisation was first taught in Thailand in 2005, and has been taught there almost every year since, primarily in Bangkok.
  • The first Insight Improv program in India was taught in Kolkata in 2007; the first program in China was in Beijing in 2014; the first program in Korea was in Seoul in 2015.

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