Practicing with Playback: Trust

Tuesday, May 30, 2023, 11:45am to 1pm

Lunch provided

University of Tennessee Health Science Center
SAC Building, First Floor Auditorium
800 Madison Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163

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Join Playback Memphis Ensemble Cequita Monique to learn how to use the tools of Playback theatre to trust one another and ourselves.

Cequita Monique will lead us in improvisational movements and exercises that encourages us to ask ourselves, “What’s the relationship between creativity and trust?” We have a saying in Playback: “With trust, anything is possible. Without it, almost nothing at all.” This session will guide you to find out how you are being worthy of others’ trust.

Please note: This is not a performance.

About the facilitator

Cequita Monique has been a performing artist and arts educator for over 25 years. Cequita Monique has received the Memphis Theatre Award for Excellence as a lead actress in both a musical and drama. She has performed locally and abroad. Cequita Monique retired as a flight attendant for the airlines for over 10 years to commit to this creative ministry. She continues to work professionally as an independent artist in creative and academic environments performing virtually and live. Cequita Monique is also a professional ensemble member of Playback Memphis and an Orpheum Theatre Group teaching artist. In 2019 Cequita founded “The Culture House” a nonprofit organization that produces, performs, and preserves the culture of Memphis. The Culture House featured Cequita Monique in her one-woman production “Come Sunday” A Sip of Sunday Songs, a musical memoir. She was a performing panelist for the 2021 Association Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) writers conference where she performed a live reading from African folklore the adaptation of the People Could Fly with The Nubian Theater Company.


Registration for this session is full. To be notified about future opportunities, subscribe to our email list! Registration is free with the support of our partners the Tennessee Arts Commission, the Memphis Medical District Collaborative, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and generous Playback Memphis donors.

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