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Open Rehearsal – July

July 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Sunday, July 19 – on ZOOM
3-4:30 pm

Join True Story for an Open Rehearsal hosted on Zoom video. Facilitated by Christopher Ellinger. Please RSVP to Amber@TrueStoryTheater.org for the link to join us.

Have you always wanted to experience behind the scenes? Learn the forms? Try your hand at Playback? Here’s your chance. For the time being our rehearsals are online using zoom video conferencing.

For much of the rehearsal you’ll be invited to join in: for warmups, being a teller, and (only if you wish) for a time “on stage” with members of the troupe. Watch how troupe members rehearse for upcoming gigs… in this new virtual video format.

Suggested donation is $5-15

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Details

Date:
July 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Details

Date:
July 19
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

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.