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Stories of crossing the class divide

June 14, 2014 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $10 – $20

In the U.S., social class is one of the least talked about and understood differences among us. (The local organization Class Action defines class as as “relative social rank in terms of income, wealth, education, status and/or power.”) Tonight we’ll share stories of interacting with people “above” and “below” us on the class spectrum, and ways we’ve reached across the class divide.

This event is co-sponsored by the organization Class Action.

Details

Date:
June 14, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20

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:
June 14, 2014
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$10 – $20

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.