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Live video Playback Theatre class – Mondays

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Try a Playback Theatre class on Zoom video!
Offered Mondays 11 am – 12:30 pm with Amber and troupe members

During this time of collective safety through physical distancing, we are experimenting with hosting classes online.

Please RSVP to Amber(at)TrueStoryTheater.org if you are interested and we will send you the link to join!

Whether you’re trying improvisation for the first time or are experienced in Playback forms, these classes will be a fun and delightful way to connect with others, listen more skillfully, develop spontaneity, and experience playback in an intimate, honest, and safe environment.

The class will be an interactive, fun, and unique way to try out Playback online. We will be using Zoom video conferencing so we can all see and hear each other “live.” We will be sharing our stories with each other and using some simplified Playback Theatre forms that work well in this virtual format.

Also, if you have never tried zoom video conferencing before let us know ahead of time so we can help you get set up. (You will need a strong internet connection and a computer with a camera and microphone.)

We welcome donations on a sliding scale starting at $5 – $30 per class, help True Story stay afloat and support creative ways for people to connect during these uncertain times https://truestorytheater.com/get-involved/donate/
When you donate, please include a note “for classes.”

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
March 30
Time:
11:00 am - 11:30 am

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.