Drama in the Midst of A Pandemic
- 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.187How to use a DOI?
- Theatre, Drama, Body immunity, Psychoneuroimmunology
In times like today, the arrival of the Corona pandemic has become something that is threatening. Anxiety everywhere, feeling threatened, feeling uncomfortable, and feeling insecure are things that accompany the arrival of the pandemic. Victims fell and spread everywhere, however, if we take a deeper look, the majority of victims do not have good body resistance. Anxiety and feelings of discomfort are actually one of the contributors to decreased endurance or body immunity. In drama or theater, there are methods of increasing immunity. Exercising the body, engaging in vocals, breathing exercises and meditation are all part of the theater or drama training pattern. How is the drama training pattern to increase body immunity against Covid 19? A qualitative descriptive approach with data collection from multi disciplines will be used as a tool to analyze it. In the sports theater, vocal and breathing are the main assets for a player, in which it contains detoxins in the body, while concentration is self-assessment which is carried out through interpretation. Conditions of stress and anxiety will decrease the body’s immunity. Due to this condition, humans will find it difficult to produce the hormone indorvin or the hormone of happiness. Some of these things if done will increase the body’s immunity. Data obtained from interviews, literature, and analysis are adjusted to the object of research. Source triangulation and techniques are used to maintain the degree of data actualization and data validity. There are several training models that are more concise and can be done to increase the body’s immunity against Covid 19. In the theater studied many sciences including psychology, sociology, physicology. Increasing the body’s immunity is not only from one thing, besides adequate nutrition, maintaining cleanliness, but also a feeling of calm and anxiety is one of the causes of maintaining body immunity. The science of theater or drama turns out to have multiple functions in dealing with various living conditions. Not only on the issue of capital to become an actor but other functions of the training pattern contribute to maintaining increased body immunity.
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TY - CONF AU - Arif Hidajad AU - Autar Abdillah AU - Bambang Sugito AU - Jajuk Dwisasanadjati AU - Welly Suryandoko PY - 2020 DA - 2020/12/03 TI - Drama in the Midst of A Pandemic BT - Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Arts and Humanities (IJCAH 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 1117 EP - 1126 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201201.187 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201201.187 ID - Hidajad2020 ER -