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“Stories of our lives” at the Cambridge River Festival – StoryStream Tent

June 6, 2015 @ 1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

“Stories of our lives”
Sat. June 6, 1:30-2:45pm

Find True Story Theater at the Cambridge River Festival.
We will be part of the StoryStream Storytelling Tent at the corner of Mass. Ave and Sydney St. in
Central Sq., Cambridge.

Details

Date:
June 6, 2015
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Venue

StoryStream tent at River festival
Central Square Cultural District
Cambridge,
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Details

Date:
June 6, 2015
Time:
1:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Venue

StoryStream tent at River festival
Central Square Cultural District
Cambridge,
+ Google Map

What happens in a True Story Theater performance?  Our events bring together the delight of improvisation with the courageous 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 feel validated, 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 basics 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.