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Stories about Assumptions

April 12, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $15

Have you ever made a shockingly wrong assumption? Or had others make assumptions about you? Are assumptions ever helpful? Lets learn from each others stories… Tickets: $15 (general) $10 (senior, student, low-income),$20 (supporter of the arts). The space is wheelchair accessible.

Details

Date:
April 12, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Organizer

Unnamed Organizer
Phone:
781-646-1705
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Venue

Arlington Center Yoga Studio
369 Mass Ave
Arlington, United States
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Phone:
781-316-0282
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Details

Date:
April 12, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$15
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Organizer

Unnamed Organizer
Phone:
781-646-1705
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Venue

Arlington Center Yoga Studio
369 Mass Ave
Arlington, United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
781-316-0282
Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

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.