Listening for a Change

Playback Memphis presents Listening for a Change in partnership with Humanities Tennessee and Kindred Place 

Calling all mental health professionals, artists and Memphians invested in community well-being: Join Playback Memphis and Drama Desk award winning actor, artist and beatboxer Chesney Snow for Listening for a Change. This series of events includes engaging workshops, performances and community conversations. Come together with your community to explore new partnerships and pathways for mental health and healing through the arts.

Learn more about Chesney’s life and work here.

Calendar of Events

Wednesday, August 24th

  • Meet and Greet with Chesney Snow and Professional Ensemble

Thursday, August 25th

  • Beatboxing and Playback workshop 
  • A special workshop led by Chesney Snow and Playback Memphis 

Friday, August 26th

  • Beatboxing and Playback workshop  
  • Professional Development/ Artistic Training for Playback Memphis Ensemble members

Saturday, August 27th

  • A special Playback Memphis Memphis Matters performance with Chesney Snow + reflection and dialogue about the power of the arts to strengthen community well being, mental health, and social healing facilitated by Jennifer Balink of Kindred Place.

Special thank you to our sponsors and Community Partners: 


Tienne and Kenneth Anderson

Charlene Honeycutt

This project is being supported, in whole or in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Tennessee Arts Commission
Arts Memphis

Playback Memphis is proud to be supported by Arts Memphis, the Tennessee Arts Commission, the First Tennessee Foundation, the Plough Foundation, the Thomas W. Briggs Foundation, and the Assisi Foundation of Memphis
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