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Lift Every Voice! Stories of communication

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

- $5 – $30

Saturday, March 9 7:30 pm

Lift Every Voice!
We live in the world of communication, where how we listen, what we hear, and what we say, shapes our relationships and what we experience as possible. How are you listening to the people in your life and the larger conversations in society? What do you hear? Can you speak? Are you heard? These are the concerns that constitute the fabric of our lives. Come share your experiences of the power and pitfalls in communication.

Arlington Center for the Arts
20 Academy St, Arlington, 3rd fl
(Accessible entry on Maple St, then elevator to 3rd floor)

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Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$5 – $30

Venue

Arlington Center for the Arts
20 Academy Street
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
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Details

Date:
March 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$5 – $30

Venue

Arlington Center for the Arts
20 Academy Street
Arlington, MA 02474 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.