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A Playback performance is more than just entertainment. Audience members laugh, cry, get insights about their life, and feel an expanded sense of community. You can share a moment from your life and see it performed, or just come to watch. We perform monthly in Arlington plus additional shows around town.

Our Playback classes are friendly, informal, and intimate, an enriching experience for both newcomers and experienced actors.

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Class Series – Playback 101

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Playback 101
When: Thursday evenings, 7-9pm,  starting March 28 (6 classes total)
3/28- 5/2 (sequential)
Where: True Story Theater’s home studio in East Arlington (note: space is up one flight of stairs)

Register here: https://bpt.me/4095055
Note: When registering, please select the correct date from the drop-down menu: “Thu Mar 28, 2019, 7:00 PM” for the Playback 101 series.

Description: In this class you will learn Playback Theatre skills. Playback Theatre is an intimate unique form of improvisational embodied storytelling based on empathetic listening. It started over 40 years ago and is practiced in 60 countries.

You will also enjoy these valuable benefits:

  • Learn to share your stories more effectively
  • Get closer to others from the sharing of personal stories
  • Have fun playing with improv
  • Strengthen your communication skills
  • Increase your comfort with embodying feelings, images, stories
  • Reduce any internal critic and increase your creative flow

Class size is capped at 15 people.

Facilitators: Christopher Ellinger and possibly other guest teachers from the True Story Theater troupe.

Payment: You must prepay for the series (unless you have a special arrangement with the instructor).

Price: $90-150 (sliding scale) for any 6-class series
Limited scholarships (or work exchange) is available.

Email Christopher@TrueStoryTheater.org to reserve your space.

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Arlington home studio
Linwood St.
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
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Phone:
781-646-1705

Details

Date:
March 28
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Venue

Arlington home studio
Linwood St.
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
781-646-1705