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Playback Class (on Zoom) – Mondays

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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 hosting classes online.

REGISTER: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEocOGprD0tSm0i10ogqPTvxP7MJBf2CA

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.

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:
May 18
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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.