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What is Playback Theatre?

Playback Theatre is a unique form of interactive theatre enabling audiences to tell their stories.

 

Playback Theatre is a safe way of exploring internal thought processes and using the arts to express and communicate.

 

People from the audience are invited to share moments from their lives.

 

They then see them being brought to life as the company immediately recreates the essence of their story using voice, movement, dance, music and song.

 

What we are doing...

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October is Black History Month!

 

This year we are exploring the stories of the Windrush generation, listening to their experiences of what it was like to leave the Caribbean and arrive in the UK.

 

Arts Council funding is giving Breathing Fire the opportunity to share performances and create workshops for the generation who sailed on the MV Empire Windrush, between 1948 and 1971. Nearly 500 Jamaicans docked in Tilbury, Essex on June 22, 1948, many of them children. People arrived from countries such as Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados to respond to post-war labour shortages here in the UK.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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