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Stories of authenticity and pretense

September 26, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $10 – $20
Saturday, September 26
7:30pm

“Stories of authenticity and pretense”

When have you taken a risk to show your ​ true self​? Is pretense sometimes useful​? Through witnessing personal stories, we will explore how these choices affect our lives–and in the society we live in…
The Arlington Center
369 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MATickets available at the door:
$15 (general), $10 (reduced),$20 (supporter of the arts.) The space is wheelchair accessible.

Details

Date:
September 26, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20

Venue

The Arlington Center (yoga studios)
369 Mass. Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
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Website:
http://www.arlingtoncenter.org/

Details

Date:
September 26, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20

Venue

The Arlington Center (yoga studios)
369 Mass. Ave.
Arlington, MA 02474 United States
+ Google Map
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.