Stories in the Moment
Stories in the Moment: Playback Theatre for building community and justice
By Jo Salas
In this chapter Salas, one of the co‐founders of Playback Theatre, focuses on two major case studies of peacebuilding performance: addressing school bullying in the United States, and working with victims of war in Afghanistan. Drawing on audience members’ personal stories, Playback Theatre creates performances which facilitate social change based on dialogue, connection and empathy.