PRE-CONFERENCE Moving Mindfulness for BIPOC Folx: Breath, Motion & Embodied Listening

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ZOOM LINK: https://uuma.zoom.us/j/93884963937?pwd=WG9kWjRNa0ZWWnRZM0lSbjNzUGRSUT09 *This workshop is a BIPOC-centered version of the one presented during the PNA Conference*This is a guided movement improvisation workshop incorporating mindful movement in a way that fosters mindfulness & embodied listening (to self & to partners), sharing personal truths, and kinesthetic responsiveness. Participants will be encouraged to move & play with […]
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White Identites Affinity Space

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A space for people who share white identities to support each other in doing our work to develop our understanding of racism, liberate our hearts, and focus on steps we can take to support fellow white playbackers to move our personal and collective playback practice forward in relation to confronting racism. We will brainstorm challenges […]
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BIPOC Open Space

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A place for Black, Indigenous, People of Color to be together, share authentically, and have a safe place to bring our full selves to explore our inner and outer lives and what Playback can become.  *Please note, this workshop is not for white identified people. Check the conference schedule for white affinity space offerings. To […]
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TransFORMation: A Canadian Playbacker Affinity Space

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TransFORM your PB shows! Given the current divisive environment in Canada, how can we use PB to bring us together regardless of differences in our beliefs, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, etc. Join us to learn, share and practice our favourite forms that define our common humanity. Koel joined Vancouver Playback Theatre (VPT) 20 years ago. He […]
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Multiracial Playback Affinity Space

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Welcoming all multiracial people who self identify and/or are identified as ‘other’ in society in relationship to race and ethnicity. This welcoming creative space is specifically for multiracial people who may also identify as Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Utilizing Playback Theatre this affinity space is an opportunity to connect with ones’ heritage and […]
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The Disabled Experience in Playback Theatre Affinity Group

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Join us in this affinity group for an action-based conversation about disability/neurodiversity as practitioners in the Playback Theatre world. What is it like? How do we manage? Jennie Kristel, MA, REAT, APTT, RMT is a registered expressive arts therapist, supervisor, Eco artist and a core instructor at Lesley University. Being raised in the shadows of […]
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For those of us not in a troupe…

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In this session we will share the feelings, insights, and experiences that arise for those of us not currently in a Playback Theater troupe . How do we engage in Playback? Do we want-(or not) to be in a troupe? What are the advantages of troupes? Of not troupes? What are our connections to the […]
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White Identites Affinity Space

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A space for people who share white identities to support each other in doing our work to develop our understanding of racism, liberate our hearts, and focus on steps we can take to support fellow white playbackers to move our personal and collective playback practice forward in relation to confronting racism. We will brainstorm challenges […]
Free

BIPOC Open Space

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A place for Black, Indigenous, People of Color to be together, share authentically, and have a safe place to bring our full selves to explore our inner and outer lives and what Playback can become.  *Please note, this workshop is not for white identified people. Check the conference schedule for white affinity space offerings. To […]
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Secrets of a Long Life: an Elder Affinity Space

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This will be a space for elder Playback Practitioners to gather, practice and celebrate together. In a time when youth is culturally fetishized and physical aging tends to be regarded with distaste, elder stories become all the more valuable. Who better to divulge the juicy secrets of a long life than people whose lives have […]
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New Troupes & New Playbackers

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Are you a new Playbacker or have you recently started a new Playback Troupe? We will be exploring topics such as: How to give constructive feedback, starting a new Playback Troupe, fun Ways to Expand your Playback Skills, and any topic that is relevant for YOU. We will start off doing some simple Playback Warm-Ups, […]
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Queering Playback: an LGBTQQIP2SAA+ Affinity Space

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A space for LGBTQQIP2SAA+ people to gather and connect. The group will collaboratively determine the groups’ priorities, but the session will include: Using Playback to honor each others’ queer stories Discussing LGBTQQIP2SAA+ specific issues in Playback performances & community Imagine ways that Playback Theatre can support queer liberation Clarissa Worcester grew up on unceded Sauk, Peoria, […]
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