20 November: BIG SUNDAY! A mini-festival of Playback Theatre
Dynamic, stimulating, moving, challenging, delightful entertainment that builds community through personal stories. Your stories made into immediate theatre! Today we have four (of the hundreds of Playback Theatre companies around the world) performing for you in London at the New Diorama Theatre. Come to one, come to all!
The day begins with an open workshop with members of London Playback Theatre and then continues with performances by True Heart Theatre, Playback South & special guests Hudson River Playback Theatre.
London Playback Theatre Company is a team of internationally experienced, professional theatre practitioners, consultants, educators, and therapists.
True Heart Theatre is a Chinese-led London-based theatre company with the capacity to work in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, performing Playback Theatre monthly in the service of multicultural integration.
Playback South is made up of a lively group of individuals from a variety of backgrounds. The group has evolved since their inception in 1998, and performs regularly at the Candid Cafe in Islington.
Our special guests from upstate New York, HRPT visit London enroute to the 10th International Playback Theatre Conference hosted in Frankfurt this year. Hudson River Playback Theatre was founded in 1990 by Jo Salas, pioneer of the original Playback Theatre company. Based in New Paltz, they have a special commitment to social justice, creativity and community. Their company members have backgrounds in professional theatre and music, social work, and community action.