Improvising Real Life: Personal Story in Playback Theatre, written by one of its creators, describes the origins, practice and philosophy of Playback Theatre. Improvising Real Life is illustrated with dozens of real-life stories told in performances and workshops. Includes 15 photos and a glossary of playback terms.
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Author Jo Salas is a founding member of the original company and now teaches playback internationally.Review:
"A basic operating manual for anyone who works with expressive therapies, role play, storytelling. Jo Salas's language is as direct and evocative as a Playback Theatre episode. Study this book, use it!" -- Robin Larsen, PhD, co-author, A Fire in the Mind: The Life of Joseph Campbell
"Readers concerned with story and theatre will find much of interest in this clearly and simply written account, which combines some of the elements of a how-to manual with reflection and theory." -- Parabola Magazine
"This is a must-read book not only for theatre artists, but for educators and social service professionals interested in the arts as a tool toward both self-expression and community building." -- Mady Schutzmann, Co-Editor, Playing Boal: Theatre, Therapy, Activism
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Book Description Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110840393040
Book Description Kendall Hunt Pub Co, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0840393040