October 28th – ‘Hidden Treasure’ – BrisWest Centre

October 28th – ‘Hidden Treasure’ – BrisWest Centre

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          The BrisWest Centre, 132 Latrobe Terrace Paddington ; arrive 7.15 pm for 7.30 pm start View Larger Map View Larger...

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playback theatre training dvd excerpt

playback theatre training dvd excerpt

Posted by on Oct 10, 2013 in Blog | 1 comment

This is an excerpt from a training video for playback theatre – well worth watching.

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Jo Salas talks about Playback Theatre development since 1975

Jo Salas talks about Playback Theatre development since 1975

Posted by on May 21, 2012 in Blog | 0 comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-UtiROCm6E

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Theatrical Form

Theatrical Form

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in Blog | 0 comments

The Playback ‘form’ as developed by Fox and Salas utilises component theatrical forms or pieces, developed from its sources in improvisational theatre, storytelling, and psychodrama. These components include scenes (also called stories or vignettes) and narrative or non-narrative short forms, including fluid sculptures, pairs, and chorus. In a playback event, someone in the audience tells a moment or story from their life, chooses the actors to play the...

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Playback Theatre’s History

Playback Theatre’s History

Posted by on Feb 7, 2011 in Blog | 1 comment

The first Playback Theatre company was founded in 1975 by Jonathan Fox and Jo Salas. Fox was a student of improvisational theatre, oral traditional storytelling, Jacob Moreno’s psychodrama method and the work of Paulo Freire. Salas was a trained musician and activist. Both had served as volunteers in developing countries: Fox as a Peace Corps volunteer in Nepal, Salas with New Zealand’s Volunteer Service Abroad in Malaysia. The original Playback Theatre...

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