True Story Theater raises $4,000

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

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Thank you for your support
We send our deep gratitude to the 80 fans who together donated $4,000 to True Story Theater via our online fund-raising performance in October.  The event was an outpouring of love.  We still feel energized. 
Attendees: we hope you were energized, too, and that you feel happy knowing your money is bringing empathy, compassion and creativity into the world. 
We are raising funds for a series of three shows in 2023 that will share the experiences of people with disabilities and the power of disability activism. 
Feel moved to add to your support?  Click here, or contact christopher [at] truestorytheater [.org] to discuss grant opportunities or more significant gifts.


What is personal Playback?  

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An online hour of Playback's deep listening just for you. You get to be "teller" for the whole time. If you wish, you can invite 1-2 friends or family members to join you, either as witnesses or to have their experience reflected.  Usually 2-4 performers take part.  You can request certain cast members.



Use personal Playback as a gift for yourself
 Are you going through a life transition:  beginning or ending a relationship or a job, changing homes, facing health challenges, celebrating a success, having a significant birthday?  Experience the power of Playback Theatre's embodied empathy to support your own insight and growth.  (If you want, you can also step in and perform some in your own stories.)



Use personal Playback as a gift for others 
Send a unique love message to a friend, relative, mentor or sweetheart.   You will have a video of you speaking about your relationship and then the performers embodying your words. Send the video to your loved one as a sweet surprise.
If you prefer, you can invite them to be present for the show, either to listen or to talk about your relationship.  You both will have the recording to keep forever.



* Email anne [at] truestorytheater [.org ]Include your phone number and a good time to talk.
* Together, we'll figure out a theme date, time, and what donation feels right.   For a personal Playback experience, we request a donation of $100 or more to True Story Theater. 

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Drop-in Playback Theatre classes for all 
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Mondays with Teresa, 11am to 12:30pm ET 
Wednesdays with Jason, 6pm to 7:30pm ET 
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