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New IPTN Journal issue is out!

Playback Theatre – there is method, there is madness. And when these two dance in sync, there is magic!  Just as is the case with this next edition of the IPTN journal – //playbacktheatrenetwork.org/latest-edition/ – for which we, as co-editors, had to debate on a method, be consumed by the madness, and at the end of it all, be enamoured by the magic that unfolded through all the wonderful submissions from Playback Theatre practitioners across the…

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Statement about IPTN Conference

In only two days, we are about to begin the first International Playback Conference ever held on African soil. This is a landmark conference with a large number of majority-world participants, many of whom have never had the opportunity to attend a Playback conference before. This was made possible due to the untiring efforts of the organisational team – Tarryn, Mammatli, Kathy and Cherae – along with many others. We thank and celebrate you.…

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New edition of the IPTN Journal

We are very proud to announce the online publication of the latestedition of the IPTN Journal. Co-editors Radhika Jain and Steve Nashhave been working together for over a year to complete their first issue,which has ‘Diversity’ as its theme. It features contributions fromplaybackers in Hong Kong, Tasmania, India, United Kingdom, UnitedStates, Israel, Spain, South Africa, Portugal and Germany. They havealso started the important task of re-organising past issues of theJournal into a more accessible…

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Playback in India for women and for youth of urban slums

Upcoming on IPTN Program Schedule:Saturday, May 7th, 2022 – 3-4:15pm UTC Program: Playback in India for women and for youth of urban slums with Chetna Mehrotra Rangbhumi’s Playback Theatre performance wing “Ghumakkad Playback Theatre” explores the spaces of gender and power, and its intersectionality with socio-economic conditions. We explore the educational learning design choices of stakeholders (women and youth) in our Indian society. Through social public engagement, integrating Playback Theater with other Applied Theater…

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“Secret Dates” brought together playback groups from Greece (Echo) and from Spain (Entrespejos)!

If you are interested with your group to make friends with another group from some other part of the globe, please write to secretdates@iptn.info and we will find a good match for you!

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JosĂ© Marques – Regional representative for Portugal

Regional representatives are a big part of IPTN so they deserve to be in the spotlight! We’d like to introduce them to you all one by one. Today’s spot is for…JosĂ© Marques, Regional representative for Portugal “Conheci o Playback na Austrália e agora sou praticante dentro do grupo Teatro Imediatosedeado em Lisboa. O meu objectivo Ă© promover colaboração entre os grupos de Portugal e promover participação a nĂ­vel internacional.” “Learnt Playback in Australia and…