Publications

Current PNA members may download all PNA publications (for no charge), plus get deep discounts on paperback versions.

All proceeds from the sales of the paperback editions (except when sold on Amazon) go to support PNA. You can get the publications by referring to the membership benefits page. Scroll to bottom to see Playback books at discount through Tusitala Publishing

Cover of the book Playback Theatre for Social Impact

Playback Theatre for social impact

Stories and practical tips from 15 Playback North America troupes

170 pages

PNA members and international friends get free download.

A guide to teaching Playback Theatre: through the lens of one company’s experience.

Encouragement and guidance for experienced Playback performers who want to share their love of Playback.

150 pages
Available to PNA company members for free download

A guide for curious audience members.

Answers many of the common questions new audience members have after seeing a Playback Theatre performance.

50 pages
Available to PNA company members for free download

A Playback Theatre Toolkit: through the lens of one company’s experience.

Stories and practical tips from 15 Playback North America troupes

170 pages

PNA members and international friends get free download.

A Playback Theatre Toolkit is available in Spanish and in Swedish; German and Portuguese translations hopefully in 2022.

A guide for curious audience members.

PNA members receive a 10% discount on Playback books from Tusitala, a publisher of Playback Theatre books since 1994. Books include Improvising Real Life by Jo Salas, Jonathan Fox’s memoir Beyond Theatre, and Zoomy Zoomy, a collection of interactive games and warmups by Hannah Fox. Email tusitalapublishing@gmail.com to say you are a PNA member and receive your discount. PLEASE NOTE: Feel free to order any time, but books won’t be mailed until the pandemic lockdown is over. If in a hurry, order on Amazon but you won’t get the discount. Most books are also available on Amazon as e-books.