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Becoming the Vessel
Theater of Witness Training

New Dates!:
Wednesday June 28th, Thursday June 29th,
Friday June 30, Saturday July 1,
Sunday July 2.

CultureTrust of Greater Philadelphia
1315 Walnut Street, Suite 320
Philadelphia PA 19107
Cost is $500
(Some assistance available)

Elements include:

  • Intensive Immersion into Theatre of Witness Methods
  • Practicing of the 12 Guiding Principles
  • Deep Partnerships
  • Autobiographical and Biographical Projects
  • Scripting, Directing Techniques
  • Practicing Compassion, Not Knowing and Creativity
  • Study of Theatre of Witness Social Justice Projects
  • Becoming the Vessel
  • Creating Safe Community and Collective Story

To register: teya@theaterofwitness.org

This intensive introductory course focuses on strengthening and expanding the practitioners’ ability to bear witness, ‘find the medicine’ and work creatively with stories of suffering and transformation. Students practice deep listening, and how to become vessels of steadiness, compassion and wisdom, for themselves as well as for others. In order to create a safe environment in which to do this work, most of our practice work will involve creating theatre from students’ own life stories both individually and in partnership with one other class member.