"Acting + Listening" youth workshop series

Jan - May 2023

A community opportunity open to young people 14-24!


WHEN: 3rd Sundays, January - May 2023

  • Sunday, January 22, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, February 19, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, March 19, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
  • Sunday, April 16, 12:00 - 4:00 pm‍
  • Sunday, May 21, 12:00 - 4:00 pm - Performance begins @ 1 pm


WHERE: ASHHO Cultural Community and Job Training Center

5757 Littlerock Rd SW Tumwater, WA 98512


Delicious food provided by ASHHO


COST:

Free for youth.*


ASHHO and Window Seat Media are co-producing an interactive applied theatre workshop series on the 3rd Sundays of the month January - May 2023 aimed at engaging young people in the community. Come rehearse and co-perform with Brave Practice theatre collective. See event information here.


EVENT DESCRIPTION:

The "ACTING + LISTENING" workshop series is for young people in the community interested in theatre and storytelling as a ways to express themselves and learn about others. Participants will become familiar with techniques in Playback Theatre, an original form of interactive and improvisational theatre where people share true moments from their lives and others play them back on the spot using music, conversation, images, and movement. By acting and listening, participants practice empathy, collaborate with others, and explore their own gifts and potential. We'll use theatre-based techniques as tools in self discovery and exploring issues of concern to the group.


SERIES CALENDAR:

January 2023

Getting to know the group through story

Sunday, January 22, 12:00 - 4:00 pm


February 2023

Ritual and ethics of a storytelling performance

Sunday, February 19, 12:00 - 4:00 pm


March 2023

Trusting the group and making offers on stage

Sunday, March 19, 12:00 - 4:00 pm


April 2023

Honing our skills

Sunday, April 16, 12:00 - 4:00 pm‍


May 2023

Final public storytelling performance

Sunday, May 21, 12:00 - 4:00 pm, Performance with Brave Practice @ 1 p.m.


Email meg@windowseatmedia.org with any questions or accomodation needs.


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*A NOTE ABOUT PRICING:

Donations accepted from adults. Window Seat Media is a worker self-directed nonprofit and ASHHO is a social purpose corporation. Sliding scale pricing balances accessibility with the need to honor the actual costs of offering this workshop. We encourage those who are able to make a contribution. If folks who have an abundance pay a little more, it will empower others to pay a little less when they need to. The outcome? Everyone will be able to attend. We appreciate all donations, both large and small.

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