True Story Theater: Come play ...

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True Story Theater, based in Arlington, presents issues to the public by involving the audience through "playback" -- by drawing stories from them and having actor present the stories that arise. 

 

 
 
Come play with True Story!

Drop-in online Playback classes: Creative play, meaningful connection

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Are you tired of sitting and just staring at a screen?  Do you hunger for more playfulness and connection in your life?
Check out one of True Story Theater's 90 min. drop-in Playback classes, offered Monday and Thursday mornings and Wednesday evenings, all online.  Pick and choose the times that work for your schedule now through the end of March.
These are not your ordinary Zoom experiences!  Practice deep, embodied listening. Be expressive and playful.  Feel excited, connected, heard.  We make it safe and welcoming even for total beginners, and stimulating even for advanced improvisers.  For ages 14-100.  Why not give one a try? 
We hope you will come play. You are welcome to attend for free. And if you have the means, please show your appreciation through our Donate webpage, $5 or more per class.
Learn more about our classes. 

Cultural Skills Training

bystander training - TS jpgTrue Story has been offering Active Bystander skills training since 2006. 
Steady requests for training, and the expressed needs of participants, encouraged us to expand our offerings. 
Our Cultural Skills training workshops can help your organization, community or faith group, or even your family, take the next steps toward creating collective liberation and the welcoming, diverse, equitable and inclusive world we want to live in. Check out:
ACTIVE BYSTANDERskills to respond to everyday bigotry or public attacks, being open to feedback, and having a constructive dialogue. 
DIALOGUE skills to deepen understanding within relationships. 
RED/BLUE Dialogue skills to build connections across ideological differences. 
IDENTITY EXPLORATION for greater self-awareness and acceptance of differences in others.
CONNECT-PLAY-LEARN workshops for groups, work teams and organizations to get along better and build creative flow, resilience and cooperation.
We invite you to check out the workshop descriptions and use the contact email address near the end of each workshop page to explore what we can do for your group. 
Or fill out this contact form and we will be in touch.