Maya Ercole

Tutor, Drama Therapy and Subject Co-ordinator, Drama Therapy Methods


Maya is an experienced dramatherapist who worked in a variety of clinical and community settings. Her PhD topic is: Looking for the Gold - A Critical Ethnographic study exploring voice, agency and power in aged care through Dramatherapy. It is a critical, ethnographic, practice-based study using drama therapy to explore the power dynamics in an aged care system and its impact on everyday lives of the residents. The study also inquires about the role that drama therapy can play in aged care. Maya is passionate about the role that creative arts therapies play in social change across the spectrum of practice and education. Email: maya.ercole@unimelb.edu.au