Theater Delta has individual performances on all of the following issues. We also can create a custom performance to address the issues unique to your community. Each scene is thoroughly researched and devised over a 1-2 month period using a comprehensive script development protocol which ensures realism, audience participation, lively discussion, and, most importantly, learning. For more information, check out Script Development.

  • Physician/NP/PA – Patient Communication (Hospital Setting)
  • Interprofessional Communication
  • Adult Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Perinatal Palliative Care
  • Provider Communication when treating patients with Obesity/Weight Bias
  • Mentorship Skills in Academic Medicine
  • Research Ethics in Academic Medicine
  • Physician – Patient Communication – Tertiary Care for IBS
  • Safety Rounds in the ICU/PICU/NICU
  • Patient – Physician Communication (Patient Education)

Well done. I like that you talked about what to do / how to react when we realize we have bias. We can feel guilty but we can also recognize it and accept it and try to get better.” – Northwestern University Medical Professional

  • Sexual Assault
  • Superior-Subordinate Sexual Harassment and Assault
  • Depression/Suicide
  • Domestic Violence
  • Improving Nutrition/Food Quality

This was the best SHARP/harassment training I’ve experienced in my 16 year career.” — US Army Soldier

  • Academic

    • Mentoring and Unconscious Bias (for Faculty)

    • Mentee-Mentor relationship (for Graduate Students)

    • Managing Conflicts around Social Identities in the Classroom

    • Implicit Bias in Faculty Hiring

    • Implicit Bias in Admissions

    • Research Ethics and Academic Integrity

    • Communication of Original Research

    • Financial Literacy

    • Issues surrounding International Students/National Origin (Future Topic – Please ask us)

  • Health & Social Justice

    • The ISMs (Racism, Sexism, Homophobia)

    • Sexual Assault and Alcohol (Title IX programming)

    • Depression and Suicide Ideation

    • Alcohol and Drugs

Theater Delta’s performance made me realize the importance of catching microaggressions when they happen with openness, honesty and clarity.” – Emory University Faculty Member

  • Health/Wellness
    • Sexual Assault and Alcohol (Title IX programming)
    • Alcohol and Drugs
    • Depression and Suicide Ideation
    • Eating Disorders
    • Stress
    • Facebook/Twitter/ Smartphones/Technology
  • Social Justice
    • The ISMs (Racism, Sexism, Homophobia)
    • Race Relations
    • Gender / Sexism
    • Socio – economic Status / Classism
    • Sexual Identity / Orientation
    • Ableism / Physical Ability
    • Intersex / Transgender (Future topic – please ask us)
    • Religious Diversity (Future topic – please ask us)
    • National Origin/International Students (Future topic – please ask us)
  • Academic
    • Communication of Original Research
    • Financial Literacy
    • Academic and Cultural Transitions

After this performance I will try harder not to see women as objects and be more sympathetic to the victim in sexual assault cases.”  – Washington and Jefferson College Incoming Freshman

  • Organizational Development
    • Conflicts between community groups, nonprofits, and funders
    • Food Equity in the Public School System
  • Health/Wellness
    • Sexual Assault and Alcohol
    • Depression/Suicide
    • Alcohol and Substance Abuse
    • Eating Disorders
    • Domestic Violence (Future Topic, please ask us)
  • Social Justice
    • The ISMs (Racism, Sexism, Homophobia)
    • Race Relations
    • Gender / Sexism
    • Socio – economic Status / Classism
    • Sexual Identity / Orientation
    • Ableism / Physical Ability
    • Intersex / Transgender (Future topic – please ask us)
    • Religious Diversity (Future topic – please ask us)
    • National Origin/Internationals (Future topic – please ask us)

Theater Delta brings conference themes, topics, and issues creatively to life. Their dramatic presentations turn audiences into participants as they engage in dialogue with the characters and each other through the skilled facilitation of Ben Saypol.  Our evaluations show that people carry a strongly favorable memory of Theater Delta above and beyond the speakers and panels we typically use.” – Executive Director of a national nonprofit organization

  • Sexual Assault and Alcohol (Title IX programming)

  • Alcohol and Drugs

  • Depression and Suicide Ideation

  • Eating Disorders

  • Stress

  • Facebook/Twitter/ Smartphones/Technology

  • Academic and Cultural Transitions

Seeing the consequences of drinking in a realistic setting was very effective” – Chapel Hill High School Student

What issues is your community struggling with? Contact us to explore how you might use Interactive Theater to address them.

This performance was highly engaging and interesting. Very thought-provoking.

North Dakota State University faculty member

Many other discussions/performances are very general, but this performance led to a very nuanced discussion of communication.

University of Alabama Birmingham graduate student

I appreciated the chance to actually interact with the characters and see how they feel and think.

Washington and Jefferson College undergraduate student

The acting was amazing. I also loved the instructor. Very engaging.

Rush University undergraduate student

After experiencing this performance, I intend to become an advocate rather than sitting in the shadows.

Columbia College-South Carolina undergraduate student

The Theater Delta experience made it real; this format is significantly better than lecture.

North Dakota State University faculty member

Interactive Theater is a very interesting, novel way to teach ethics. These were very relatable issues.

Duke University graduate student, Duke Pratt MEM Program

Theater Delta did a great job. This should be done on every college campus.

Rush University undergraduate student

This performance provided us with opportunities to share ideas in a non-threatening environment.

University of California-Santa Barbara faculty member

I learned that Interactive Theater is a heck of a good teaching tool.

University of Alabama Birmingham faculty member

The facilitator draws in and wraps up each point – he was very effective in addressing key points and leading the discussion.

Duke University faculty member, BioCoRE Program

The open conversation allowed for many ideas to be shared and a deeper understanding to develop.

Washington and Jefferson College incoming freshman

I wish you guys could do this for Congress! We would have a better government. Thank you, Theater Delta, for making me a better person and the world a better place.

Emory University faculty member

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