Past teleconferences

From The Centre for Playback Theatre

From The Centre for Playback Theatre “Catching the story” workshop 2012 (used with permission)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Since 2012, PNA has hosted over 60 calls:

Topics

  1. Business and company issues
  2. Applications of Playback
  3. Artistic explorations

Playback roles

  1. For musicians
  2. For conductors
  3. For Playback trainers

If you’re a current PNA member, feel free to contact us for links to the (modest) notes from any of these past teleconferences/


Teleconference archives by category

Archives are organized:
– First by topic, in the order above
– Next by year, from most recent to most past
– Within a given year, entries are chronological, Jan- Dec.


Business and company issues

Bringing in new company members
Feb. 2015, moderated by Dana Rungay, Red Threads Playback, Winnipeg, BC

Community partnerships and fundraising
April 2015, moderated by Zhaleh Almaee Weinblatt, Poetic Justice, Port Townsend, WA

Q & A Session: IPTN Conference 2015
May 2015, moderated by Elisabeth Couture and Gail Schwartz, Montreal QC

Self-Reflection and critique after performances
June 2015, moderated by Debe Edden, Heartsparkle Players, Olympia WA

Building audiences for public shows
Oct. 2015, moderated by Pamela Jafari, Synergy Playback, Washington DC

Sharing back from Montreal Playback conference
Nov.2015, moderated by  Davis Rodriguez Melendez, IPTN membership secretary for North America

Exploring the new Playback reference guide:
A Playback Theatre Toolkit: through the lens of one company’s perspective
Wednesday April 13, Presenters: Christopher and Anne Ellinger, True Story Theater (Boston, MA)


Applications of Playback

Playback and people with disabilities
Monday May 16,  with presenters: Jennie Kristel (Burlington, VT) and Michelle Yadon (Carmel, IN)

Playback and Restorative Justice call notes
March 21, 2016, moderated by Cat Gilliam and Christopher Ellinger

Playback at Conferences
March 9, 2016, moderated by Kimberly Rattley, Synergy Playback (Washington DC)

Playback and civic engagement
Feb. 2016, moderated by Virginia Murphy, Playback Memphis, Memphis TN

Playback and youth
Sept. 2012 – Jan. 2014,  five calls, moderated by Kelly and Franci Dumar, Sherborn, MA

Latino & Bi-lingual Playback/ Playback Latino y Bilingue
Sept. 2012, moderated in Spanish and English by Leticia Nieto, trainer and founder of Pasajeros Playback. Olympia WA.
Moderadora: (en Ingles y Espanol) Leticia Nieto, entrenadora y co-fundadora de Pasajeris Playback, Olympia WA


Artistic explorations

Playback joining the  “People’s State of the Union” national storytelling event
Jan. 2016, moderated by Anne Ellinger, True Story Theater, Boston MA

New Playback artistic forms
March 2015, moderated by David LaGraffe, Portland Playback Theatre, Portland, ME

Playback Poetry: A creative writing workshop
March 2015, led by Kelly DuMar, Sherborn, MA

Playback and Theatre of the Oppressed
Feb. 2015, moderated by Zhaleh Almaee, Poetic Justice, Port Townsend, WA

Contact Improvisation and Playback
April  2015, moderated by Mecca Burns and Brad Stoller, Presence, Charlottesville, VA

Playback & Poetry: A creative writing workshop II
Nov. 2015, led by Kelly DuMar, Sherborn, MA

Playback and Theatre of the Oppressed
Sept. 2012, moderated by Zhaleh Almaee, Poetic Justice, Port Townsend, WA

Playback and Theatre of the Oppressed
Aug. 2012, moderated by Rebecca Brown Adelman, Playback West, Boulder, CO


For Playback musicians

General mutual support
Jan. 2016, moderated by Mariana Occhiuzzi of Buenos Aires, Argentina and Tonia Pinheiro, True Story Theater, Boston MA

General mutual support
Jan. to Dec. 2015, moderated by Tonia Pinheiro, True Story Theater, Boston MA

Eight calls.  Prepared for music-related sessions at the July 2015 IPTN conference in Montreal
Jan. to June 2014, moderated by Tonia Pinheiro, True Story Theater, Boston MA

Eighteen calls.  Worked together to create a musician’s issue of the IPTN newsletter, Playback Journal (formerly Interplay).
Sept. 2012 thru Dec. 2013, moderated by Paul Gareau of Living Histories, Montreal QC and Tonia Pinheiro, True Story Theater, Boston MA


For conductors

Audience Participation
May 2015, moderated by Dana Rungay, Red Threads of Peace Playback, Winnipeg, MB

Tensions of the role of conductor…and how we manage them
Aug. 2015, moderated by Leticia Nieto, Pasajeros Playback, Olympia WA

How to choose what form supports a story
Feb. 2014, moderated by Patti Goodman from Vineyard Living Stories, Cambridge MA

How we open performances
May 2014, moderated by Tasha Paley, Brooklyn NY and Mexico

Conductor mistakes and important learnings
Aug. 2014, moderated by Kym Dakin, Portland Playback, Portland ME

Conductor mistakes and important learnings
Oct. 2014, moderated by Leslie Gauna, Houston Playback, Houston TX

How to skillfully engage the audience
Dec. 2014, moderated by Marcela Descalzi, Houston Playback, Houston TX

Satisfactions and challenges of conducting (for experienced conductors)
Jan. 2013, moderated by Susan Ward, Montreal Playback, Montreal QC

Multiple topics (dialogue between new and experienced conductors)
April 2013, moderated by Kym Dakin, Portland Playback, Portland ME

Multiple topics (dialogue between new and experienced conductors)
June 2013, moderated by Malika Rao, Tucson Community Playback Theatre, Tucson AZ

Multiple topics (dialogue between new and experienced conductors)
July 2013, moderated by Malika Rao, Tucson Community Playback Theatre, Tucson AZ

How to respond to a racist or oppressive teller?
Sept. 2013, moderated by Malika Rao, Tucson Community Playback Theatre, Tucson, AZ

What helps to guide and support the teller?
Dec. 2013, moderated by Leigh Bulmer, Montreal Playback, Montreal QC

For conductors with at least 3 years of experience
July 2012, moderated by Nisha Sajnani, Living Histories Playback, Montreal QC


For Playback trainers

For trainers with 3+ years of experience teaching Playback
March 2013, moderated by Mountaine Jonas, Asheville Playback, NC

Dialogue between new and experienced trainers in Playback
May 2013, moderated by Zhaleh Almaee Weinblatt, Poetic Justice Ensemble, Port Townsend, WA