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Sylvan Baker



Dr Sylvan Baker, FRSA, is a care leaver, and Senior Lecturer, Community Performance Applied Theatre, at Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. An Associate Artist of the award-winning project, Performing Medicine and former Associate Director of Arts and Social Justice research centre, People’s Palace Projects. His research explores innovative methods to stimulate co creation and agency amongst marginalised communities. As Deputy-Principal Investigator of the MRC funded Re-star project, he supports Neuro-diverse young people in the creation of resources to combat depression; as Co-Founder/Investigator of the award winning, AHRC funded, The Verbatim Formula, he uses performance with care-experienced young people to stimulate improvements to their care.

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