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Live Video performance: Resilience and Creativity in Uncertain Times

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Saturday, April 11, 2pm-3:30pm – On Zoom video conference

Necessity is the mother of invention. Let’s explore creative ways to engage in these uncertain times, including our climate activism.

In partnership with Sustainable Arlington

The event will take place online via Zoom!

For anyone who is not familiar with the Zoom platform, we will do an intro to get you settled with the basic controls to support the success of the event (muting/unmuting your audio, turning on/off your video, and selecting to “hide non-video participants” on your screen).

More details to come.

Donations greatly appreciated! (all contributions will be matched 1:1 by the NEA)
$5 – $25 pay-what-you-can

*This event is part of “The Listening Project: Strengthening civic dialogue through storytelling theatre” which is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Foley Hoag Foundation.

 

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
April 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Venue

Zoom video
MA 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.