What is Playback North America?

PNA is a regional network, launched in 2010, that facilitates peer exchange among people who love Playback Theatre.
PNA organizes gatherings and teleconferences, and develops resources for practitioners such as the Playback Toolkit.


A 99 second video with voices from the network


A map of Playback companies in North America

The map is circa 2017 and just includes U.S. and Canada.
However, there are also a growing number of  Playback companies in Mexico and Cuba.

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PNA’s relationship with IPTN and the Playback Centre

Playback North America (PNA) has partnered with the International Playback Theatre Network (IPTN) and offers a joint membership to all individual and company members.

Like PNA, IPTN is a network for peer exchange and learning about Playback.  PNA is one of a number of active Playback Theatre regions around the world that are associated with IPTN.  See map and chart of these regional networks produced in 2010.  Please contact us with updated information.

The Centre for Playback Theatre is a training school for the international Playback community.  It is affiliated with other training schools in other parts of the world.