Audience members share moments from their lives and watch them enacted on the spot by actors trained in using music, movement and dialogue to embody the heart and essence of their stories. Over the course of the performance after many voices have been heard, it reminds us of our common humanity; reveals different perspectives; promotes deep listening, welcoming any voice to be heard and stimulates post show dialogue. It’s used throughout the world to foster connection and build understanding across humanity. People’s Playback is 1 of over 100 Playback Theatre companies in over 70 countries around the world.
People’s Playback is a multi-generational, ethnically and physically diverse ensemble company seeking to create space for transformation, connection and empathy through a diverse chorus of human experiences.