Recurring

Performance of Trauma in Playback Theater (2 parts)

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Session 1 out of 2 workshops -- must plan to attend both! March 14 & March 15 at 6pm ET. In this workshop participants will receive tools to craft a safe and artistic performance space for traumatic material. The work of the conductor, actors and musicians will be considered from the perspective of containment and […]

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Performance of Trauma in Playback Theater (2 parts)

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Session 2 out of 2 workshops -- must plan to attend both! March 14 & 15 at 6:00pm ET. Click here to RSVP for both workshops. In this workshop participants will receive tools to craft a safe and artistic performance space for traumatic material. The work of the conductor, actors and musicians will be considered […]

Envision the Future and Expose the Present: Bring Social Forces Into Your Playback (With a Focus on Patriarchy)

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Use Playback for social impact by discerning in tellers’ stories the (generally unnamed) cultural, institutional and systemic messages arising out of the patriarchal culture that permeates our lives. We can name and enact hopeful themes (like interconnectedness, natural resilience, or shared longings) and limiting themes (like stratification, push for productivity, right/wrong mindset). Being able to […]

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Adapting Playback in Work With Vulnerable Communities

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Our work with vulnerable communities has been primarily with adults with developmental challenges. In past years, we have also worked with children in a variety of settings, adolescents, recently released incarcerated individuals, and seniors living in residential settings. Our curiosity arose from our work in supporting tellers in thickening their narratives. For example, a simple […]

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Unpacking Treasure: PNA’s Books

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The best part of many conferences is getting to know people, hanging out one-on-one with a potential As a PNA member, you can download free copies of PNA's four publications. Have you seen the Playback Toolkit...The Teaching Guide... Playback for Social Impact stories and lessons...  the Playback performance audience guide?Come to learn how PNA's books can be valuable to you and your fellow troupe members.  If you like holding […]

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