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Stories of families

May 16, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Stories of Families
Saturday, May 16th, 4-5pm
At the Art Lounge
1346 Mass Ave, Arlington

Come share “stories of families” and check out the art lounge in Arlington Heights!
Students of playback are invited to join in some of the performance too.

$10 (adults and teens), $5 (children), free for “Friends of True Story Theater”

Details

Date:
May 16, 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Art Lounge
1346 Mass. Ave
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Website:
http://www.arlingtonartlounge.com/

Details

Date:
May 16, 2015
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Venue

Art Lounge
1346 Mass. Ave
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
+ Google Map
Website:
http://www.arlingtonartlounge.com/

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.