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Red Thread: Story Circle on Traumatic Birth

Posted by on Nov 21, 2016 in Events, Latest News | 0 comments

 Explore your birth experience using theater and storytelling  Memory War Theater invites you to participate in a half day of story sharing and  exploration around traumatic birth on Saturday December 3rd from 1:00PM-5:00PM. We are  inviting a small group of women who have  experienced a traumatic birth to attend this  half-day workshop. Theater artist Tikka Sears  facilitates the workshop with support from  psychologist, Leslie Butterfield. The workshop will invite storytelling and exploration of our birth stories using drama  therapy, interactive theater, art and storytelling. Our...

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Theater for Change Spring Performance: May 9th 2016

Posted by on Apr 27, 2016 in Latest News | 0 comments

Theater for Change UW presents: “#HereWeGoAgain” Monday, May 9, 2016 2:30 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Interactive performance 4:20 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Reception wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House, UW Seattle Admission is FREE, but space is limited. RSVP today! Dive into the deep waters with us and explore: Racial microaggressions White privilege Equitable exchange Theater for Change UW (formerly Interactive Theater as Pedagogy Project) TfC UW uses Theater of the Oppressed and other interactive, participatory theater approaches to advance community dialogue, address issues related to classroom...

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Reflections on Interactive Theater-by Dionne Foster

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Latest News | 0 comments

When the opportunity arose for me to interview for the Interactive Theater as Pedagogy Project (ITPP), a collaboration between the UW Center for Teaching and Learning and the community theater organization Memory War Theater, I had no idea what interactive theater was or what I was getting myself into. After a quick google search and scan of the ITPP website, I came away with some basic themes; anti-oppression, inclusivity, solidarity, community dialogue, and social change. As a social work student, this was music to my ears and I eagerly came aboard. Now, about a month into my practicum...

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GiveBIG May 15th 2013

Posted by on May 14, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

Memory War Theater invites you to GiveBIG 2013! On Wednesday, May 15th, from midnight to midnight (only 24 hours!) the Seattle Foundation will hold it’s annual GiveBIG charitable giving event to help inspire financial donations to Seattle non-profits. Each credit card donation made to the more than 1,400 nonprofit organizations profiled on The Seattle Foundation’s website will receive a prorated portion of the matching funds (or “stretch”) pool. The amount of the “stretch” depends on the size of the stretch pool and how much is raised in total donations on...

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Memory War Participates in WOMEN WHO ROCK 2013 (UN)CONFERENCE

Posted by on Apr 19, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

(Inter)action! – Amplifying Voices Through Storytelling and Interactive Theater This past weekend, 3/9, we collaborated in a rockin’ community event that brought together musicians, artists, performers, children, social justice activists, community educators/students, and countless inspired individuals of diverse walks of life.  The Women Who Rock 2013 (Un)Conference was a hit, and its impactful messages of innovative community engagement and creative collaboration are sure to reverberate well beyond the minds and hearts of those who were in attendance. For a complete rundown...

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Date, Time, & Location Set for Interactive Forum Theater Event

Posted by on Feb 19, 2013 in Latest News | 0 comments

Mark your calendars!  We have a performance date. Date: April 23, 2013 Time: 3-5pm (with a 1 hour reception to follow) Location: HUB (Husky Union Bldg.), Rm. 250, UW Seattle Campus Free / Open to the public   Shakespeare Day It’s said that The Bard both entered and left this world on the same day: April 23rd.  NOW THAT’S POETIC! “The wheel is come full circle.“ (King Lear, 5.3.203), Edmund While we were not so clever to as to deliberately plan our event to coincide with the birth and death of The Poet, it’s a welcomed synchronicity.  Perhaps more.  Did...

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