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Images to see from the project “Crossing the Main”

We are thrilled and proud to send you this clip highlighting meaningful moments from our two November performances of “Crossing the Main.”   http://vimeo.com/113135053   A huge thank-you to all our contributors. People have a great need to talk about language in Montreal. We received an abundance of positive feedback from audience members who told us […]

It’s always like that in every Playback Theatre adventure.

We have a certain idea about what we’ll discover…and always, the unexpected surprises us.   Our first two performances of this project revealed a great desire to share stories around the theme of language. Turning toward our roots, many stories about parent-child relationships touched us. The experience of having an accent or having to manage […]

Wednesday, November 12th, Promito Playback’s Practice

To listen to stories from the audience and perform an improvised response: that’s how we always train. That’s what I’ve done with my troupe for many years, training in spontaneity, listening and cohesion in the particular ritual of Playback Theatre. This week, it was different.   We set out to play our own stories of […]

Crossing the Main

Talk about talk…where in public life can we gather with fellow Montrealers and share stories about language and difference? Promito Playback launched a new theatre project this week, inviting anglophones and francophones to do just that. The troupe will offer one performance in English, one in French and one bilingual show; audience members’ stories will […]