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Port Stories Public Art Project

December 3, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Port Stories Public Art Project: Memories & Dreams of the Port
December 3, 6-9pm
Community Art Center
119 Windsor St., Cambridge MA

True Story Theater will perform as part of The Community Art Center’s Port Stories Art Project – a multi-year initiative which works to connect spaces and communities and grow the level of civic engagement of Port residents. It also helps to preserve history by sharing the stories of individuals, their families and the community.
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Details

Date:
December 3, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Community Art Center
Website:
http://www.communityartcenter.org/

Venue

Community Art Center
119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
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Phone:
617-868-7100

Details

Date:
December 3, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Organizer

Community Art Center
Website:
http://www.communityartcenter.org/

Venue

Community Art Center
119 Windsor Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
617-868-7100

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.