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Bibliodrama Scheduled at UTC

Bibliodrama, a form of role-playing, interpretive play and Midrash, a collection of rabbinical commentaries on the Bible, is coming to UTC. Dr. Peter Pitzele will hold two sessions.

The first will be a free session on Sunday, November 12 , from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. introducing and demonstrating reliving sacred stories through Bibliodrama. The second session, a workshop in Bibliodrama, will be held Monday, November 13 from 9 a.m.-noon. This session costs $10 with pre-registration and $15 at the door.

Pitzele is an adjunct faculty member at Union Theological and Jewish Theological Seminaries in New York City. A co-founder of the Institute for Contemporary Midrash, he writes, teaches, conducts Bibliodrama workshops and practices institutional psychotherapy.

He has received a B.A. in history and literature from Harvard University, an M.A. in English Literature from Oxford University and a Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Harvard University.

Both sessions will be in the Raccoon Mountain Room at the UTC University Center.

The UTC Department of Philosophy and Religion is one of the sponsors of the event.

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