A Chat with Salem Playback Theatre
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
Salem’s only Playback Theatre company. Stories come to life as they are interpreted and reenacted on-the-spot. Interactive and spontaneous, Playback bases its material on the stories of the community. We strive for compassion, humor, deep listening, perspective, and connection to the human spirit.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
To draw together an acting troupe with the skills and passion to perform stories for live audiences improvisationally in a way that makes people feel heard and makes the audience feel both entertained and moved.
What do you love most about your job?
Working with the actors to develop their performance skills and seeing them grow in their ability to connect with audience members who share their stories.