Music Therapy

DreamCatchers - Fall 2017

DreamCatchers is a brand-new music therapy & musical theatre program for children of all abilities. Our program provides children ages 5-18 the opportunity to participate in an extra-curricular musical theatre experience, in an exciting, safe, and supportive environment for self-expression at low cost to families.

Classes will be held once a week from September 2017 – April 2018. Our group will work up to a musical performance of our show “On the Other Side of the Fence” in April of 2018. Your kiddo will be singing and dancing, while learning new skills and building lasting friendships.

Participation in DreamCatchers will allow all students to use the life-skills that are inherent to music and theatre production to foster and maintain social cohesion, interaction, and understanding amongst families and children with and without disabilities.

DreamCatchers is a collaboration between West Virginia University’s Center for Excellence in Disabilities, College of Creative Arts, and School of Medicine. Our staff includes Music Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Therapists, and WVU students of a variety of disciplines.

  • Who: West Virginia University’s Center for Excellence in Disabilities, College of Creative Arts & School of Medicine
  • What: Inclusive Musical Theatre & Music Therapy Program
  • When: Tuesday nights from 6-7 pm beginning September 5th, 2017 - April 2018
  • Cost: $75 – Includes 2 semester of classes, DreamCatchers T-Shirt, Music & Script, Family Ice Cream Social Event (September 5th at 6pm at the Creative Arts Center)
  • Where: Creative Arts Center at West Virginia University’s Evansdale Campus

Questions? Email Kathleen.martin@hsc.wvu.edu or call 304-293-4692

Within 24 hours of registering for DreamCatchers, our team will send you an electronic invoice with specific directions on how to complete payment. In order to allow us to be most successful with your child, we will also be sending a second registration form to ask about specific needs and accommodations. Thank you!