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Stories of HAIR

April 7, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

- $20

Saturday, April 7, 7:30pm-9:15pm

Our hair and what we do with it​ is often​ accompanied by​ societal​ assumptions, messages, and judgments. Our choices about hair often change at different life stages. What can we learn from each others’ experiences of what hair means to us and how others treat us​ because of​ our hair? Stories are invited from people of different experiences, including gender identities, ages, races, and religions.

The Arlington Center – Yoga Studios
369 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA
The space is wheelchair accessible.

Get discounted general admission tickets at: https://truestorytheatershow.bpt.me
Tickets available at the door: $20-general, $30-Supporter, $5+ -pay-what-you-can

Details

Date:
April 7, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://truestorytheatershow.bpt.me

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 7, 2018
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
Cost:
$20
Website:
https://truestorytheatershow.bpt.me

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.