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January 11-13, 2019 Becoming the Vessel
Theater of Witness Training

New Dates! Friday January 11- Sunday January 13th 2019 Jefferson University, Philadelphia As part of our HeART Stories program, we offer a few free spaces to community members. This intergenerational course will focus on strengthening and expanding the practitioners’ ability to bear witness, ‘find the medicine’ and work creatively with stories of suffering and transformation. […]


Teya Presentations: The Soul of Story

Invite  Teya Sepinuck, Founder and Artistic Director of Theater of Witness, to give the  Soul of Story program – an inspiring multi-media program of films and life stories from her work creating original testimonial theater with people who have lived through trauma, marginalization and/or oppression. This work with survivors of violence, war, prison and resettlement […]


Walk in my Shoes – Film

A New Performance Film with Police and Community Members Sharing Their Stories and Vision for the Future. The tremendous wounds of our society are in full reveal. What are the Stories that need to be heard? First public screening: Friday November 9th 7pm at Jefferson University,  1020 Locust Street, Philadelphia RSVP In this time of fear, […]

Carl Duzen: Copper – Denying Dementia its Due Exhibit

We are so delighted to support Carl and Susan in this art exhibit of their work together. We are currently working on a film portrait of both of them with filmmaker Mike Attie, that we expect to premiere this fall. In the meanwhile, join us for a wonderful art exhibit and reception!   Carl Duzen, […]


HeART Stories: Building Empathy Through the Arts

We are delighted to announce that The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage has awarded a large grant for a new collaboration between Thomas Jefferson University, ARTZ Philadelphia and Theater of Witness. This Pew Center-funded project, ‘HeART Stories: Building Empathy through the Arts’ will join artists, medical students, people living with dementia, and their care […]