Center for Arts in Medicine

Community Engagement

Theatre Connect: Program for LGBTQ+ Teens

Theatre Connect! | Fall 2019, October 1 - November 19 | Tuesdays Nights | 6:30 - 8:15pm

Join the UF Center for Arts in Medicine Theater for Health Team in a unique theatrical adventure for LGBTQ+ teens. This program combines theater games and exercises with storytelling and discussion to build a sense of community! All of our Theatre Connect crew are trained theatre for health professionals and are background checked by the University of Florida Office of Youth Compliance Services to preserve our participants' mental wellbeing and physical safety. 

New Fall 2019 Season Dates: Oct 1 - Nov 19

No previous theatre experience is required, all abilities are welcome! Click here to register!

Our thoughtfully selected activities and discussions are guided by our participants' needs and cover topics such as:

  • Improvisational theatre
  • Story-telling
  • Character development
  • Sociodrama
  • Self-confidence
  • Playwriting
  • Adaptability
  • Conflict resolution


Registration for 2019 sessions of Theatre Connect can be completed by clicking here. Our program is free of charge!

Please also print and sign this release form to bring on the first day. Copies of the release form will be available to sign on the first day if printing is unavailable to you. Parents, guardians, or caretakers are encouraged to meet the staff before dropping off participants on the first day (parking instructions on flyer). 


We are pleased to thank Satchel's Pizza and UF Health for providing the program funding and resources which makes this program possible. 

Program Details:

  • Time/Date: 6:30-8:15pm | Tuesday Nights
  • Click Here to Register.
  • Release Form (Liability and Photo)
  • Program is free of charge

Program Crew (Staff)

  • Jeff Pufahl - Faculty Supervisor & Co-director
  • Camilo Reina Munoz - Co-director, MA Arts in Medicine
  • Brittni Cleland - Facilitator, Dance/movement & drama therapist-in-training

For more information, contact the Center for Arts in Medicine at or call 352.273.1488

This program is in compliance with the UF Office of Youth Compliance Services guidelines for youth protection and privacy:

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