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Zero Waste: Stories of how to repair, reduce, reuse…

July 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

- Free

Thursday, July 11, 7:30pm

True Story Theater, Sustainable Arlington, and Arlington Zero Waste present:
Stories of  Zero waste: how to repair, reduce, reuse….

If you like, bring a picture or an item you love that needs repair or has been repaired–for our display and if you wish you can tell a story about what you love about the item and why it matters to save things from the dump. Then bring it to the Arlington Fixit Clinic on July 14th 1-4pm at the Thompson Elementary School gymnasium.

Fixit Clinic Event Page: https://www.facebook.com/events/319824138946644/

Free event. All welcome.

Arlington Robbins Library community room
700 Mass. Ave., Arlington, MA, lower level

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.

Details

Date:
July 11, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

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

Date:
July 11, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free

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.