Mental health problems are more common among performers than the general population. Every year one in three of us will experience mental health problems. And yet it still continues to be something that we avoid talking about or admitting to ourselves. It is time for this to change for good.
Started in 2016 by Annemarie Lewis Thomas and Angie Peake at The MTA to start a conversation about mental health in the performing arts. We are now a movement!
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The Balanced Performer
We intend using the collective potency of educational and training institutions, theatres, producers and agencies to make the performing arts inclusive for all, reduce morbidity, promote mental health and well being and remove the pervasive, culturally constructed stigma that surrounds issues of mental health.
To remove Stigma around mental health, provide support and give information.