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Saturday, December 19th 7pm What are the ways we express and share our love and care for one another? What are some new creative ways in these times of more physical distance? What are your love languages? *stay tuned for an opportunity for a few participants to record a Playback "love-gram" for someone you care about! To attend, please complete these two steps: 1) Get the link to zoom: Register here 2) Contribute a love offering for your ticket –…Find out more »
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.