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Our Stories of Resilience

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Our Stories of Resilience
Thursday, June 17th
7:00 -8:30pm

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A special performance in partnership with Facing Cancer Together.

This past year has brought immense challenges. We’ve got new stories to tell and to hear: stories that connect us in new and extraordinary ways to ourselves and to each other. What’s been helping you get through? What’s been especially hard? What’s surprised you? What new gifts are emerging? What’s seen? What’s unseen? What feels important to share about your journey? How are we– individually and collectively, in-person and digitally– finding new ways to sustain ourselves and each other?

Join True Story Theater for this online community-building improvisational theatre experience in which personal stories from audience volunteers are transformed respectfully into theatre pieces on the spot. Our theater can offer some new perspective, a space to be seen and better understood, a memorable arts experience, and an enhanced sense of connection and
empathy for others.

This event is open to everyone and we welcome donations to support Facing
Cancer Together’s program offerings.

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Donations for Facing Cancer Together are welcomed and encouraged.

 

Organizer

Facing Cancer Together
Website:
https://facing-cancer.org

Venue

Zoom video
MA United States + Google Map

Organizer

Facing Cancer Together
Website:
https://facing-cancer.org

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.