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Stories of what matters – filmed at ACMi

May 18, 2016 @ 6:45 pm - 8:45 pm

- Free
“Stories of what matters”
Wednesday, May 18, 6:45-9pm
A filmed performance
ACMI, 85 Park Ave. Arlington
What motivates you to be involved with the town and the world?  What do you care about most and why? Do you have a vision for how our town can be a more welcoming place to live, work and play for all? How do we care for the environment?
Come share and hear stories on themes related to any of the Arlington Living Brochure project partners including Vision 2020, the Human Rights Commission, Diversity Task Group, Disability Commission, Sustainable Arlington, ACMi and more! See True Story Theater actors instantly portray the heart of each story using music, movement, and dialogue.
Come be part of the studio audience. Yes you will be filmed in support of the event–but you don’t have to share a story (unless you want to).
RSVP to Amber(at)Truestorytheater.org

 

Details

Date:
May 18, 2016
Time:
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

True Story Theater

Venue

Arlington Community Media Inc.
85 Park Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Phone:
781-777-1115
Website:
http://vod.acmi.tv/category/variety-entertainment/studio-knights/

Details

Date:
May 18, 2016
Time:
6:45 pm - 8:45 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

True Story Theater

Venue

Arlington Community Media Inc.
85 Park Ave.
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
781-777-1115
Website:
http://vod.acmi.tv/category/variety-entertainment/studio-knights/

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.