Become a Friend of PNA

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  You’ll then be able to join PNA’s events, download books, 
and twice a month receive updates about Playback Theatre and like-minded networks. 

Playback Memphis

Strengthen your Playback

True Story Theater (Boston)

Learn Embodied Empathy

Experience Playback Theatre


Newcomers: learn more about Playback and Embodied Empathy.
Playbackers: gain business tips, new artistic ideas, and increase your troupe’s impact

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Playback North America 

  • Strengthens Playback Theatre through shared learning  among practitioners.
  • Promotes connecting Playbackers and others who use improvisational arts for personal and social healing. 
  • Offers online publications, workshops, discussions, & performance festivals.

While our geographic focus is the U.S. and Canada, people anywhere in the world are welcome to join in.

Learn about "kindred spirit" organizations

There are hundreds of Playback Theatre companies in over 70 countries across the globe.

PNA  is pleased to promote the work of “Kindred Spirit” groups such as the ones below,
that use applied performance arts and empathy practices to spread hope and healing. 

Learn more at the Kindred Spirits page.