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Stories of Caring for the Earth — with Sustainable Arlington

April 6, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

- Free

Stories of Caring for the Earth
Monday, April 6th, 7:30-8:45pm
Free performance, open to all ages
at the Robbins Library

Audience members will be invited to share ways they feel and actions they take regarding the environment. Actors from True Story Theater will bring all these stories instantly to life.
We hope you will join us in celebrating the joys and challenges of being an environmental citizen. You’ll meet others who share your interests, learn about inspiring work being done in Arlington and beyond, and experience a unique fun evening of theatre.

Presented by…
Sustainable Arlington: ordinary citizens acting on our passion for the environment, working now on a climate preparedness plan and many other projects.Please join us! SustainableArlington.org.

Vision 2020: An umbrella of 13 volunteer task groups working to improve all facets of life in Arlington.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arlington Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.

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Details

Date:
April 6, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Sustainable Arlington
Website:
http://www.sustainablearlington.org/sa15/

Venue

Robbins Library: Community Room (lower level)
700 Mass Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Details

Date:
April 6, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Sustainable Arlington
Website:
http://www.sustainablearlington.org/sa15/

Venue

Robbins Library: Community Room (lower level)
700 Mass Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
+ Google Map

What happens in a True Story Theater performance?  Our events bring together the delight of improvisation with the riveting vulnerability of people sharing their personal truth.

The show’s emcee (called “the conductor”) facilitates brief, spontaneous conversations with volunteers from the audience who share their own feelings and experiences related to the show’s theme.  After each conversation, the actors and musician immediately embody the key feelings and actions they heard, using movement, music, dialogue, and superb listening. All of it is improvised on the spot. During the course of a 75 minute show, True Story enacts about 6-8 stories.

From this simple interaction, audience members laugh, cry, get insights about their lives, and feel an expanded sense of community. You can share a moment from your life and see it performed, or just come to watch.

What are True Story Theater’s classes like?  We will teach you the basic of Playback Theatre, which can hone your listening skills for everyday life.  All are welcome.  Classes are supportive, informal, intimate, and fun, an enriching experience for both newcomers and experienced actors.