The literary journal Open Road Review has begun including audio recordings of published fiction available online. I was delighted to be asked by Shanti Perez, fiction editor, to record a reading of my recently published short story, Monarch. I hope you will listen to me read it at Open Road Reviewand enjoy the other stories as well!
In our free monthly experiential phone conferences, we co-create a "stage" where we explore stories about our efforts and passion for making playback theatre more visible to youth. For people of any age interested in engaging teens and youth in Playback Join us to share techniques for involving youth in Playback and explore strategies and ideas with others who have expertise, experience & ideas. Bring your imagination!
Franci is a high school student, actor and member of a teen improv troupe, Improv Soup. Kelly DuMar is a playwright, fiction writer and workshop facilitator. Together, Franci and Kelly are a mother & daughter who practice playback theatre and love to share the personal relationship value and creative benefits of playback storytelling with others of all ages. They presented a version of this worksop at the Playback North America Conference in Washington, DC, October 5-8, 2012.
"Playback has the magical ability to create a deep ritual space where any story—however ordinary, extraordinary, hidden, or difficult—might be told and affirmed," [PNA] To learn more about Playback Theatre, click here.