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For the love of learning – Community skill share

February 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

- Free

Saturday, February 20th – Free events

4pm – True Story Theater performance for event closing

10am – 4pm – A variety of community offerings (choose skill share workshops)

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We will come together as an online community to share skills in a unique learning experience where community members from Arlington and Cambridge and beyond share their knowledge and passions with one another, strengthening the love of giving/receiving and the life long commitment for learning and growing no matter your age. It will be a day of learning opportunities where people will choose to participate from a variety of different workshops. The day will be divided into different tracks such as: business, arts, health, hobbies and leisure, science and wellness. There will be different concurrent sessions happening at the same time and participants will be able to make a choice as to what session they would like to join in.

True Story Theater will offer a performance for the closing of the event – open to participants.

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cost:
Free

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.