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Playback Theatre Core Training

Abuja, Nigeria
Start Date:
January 18, 2019
End Date:
January 18, 2019


Playback Theatre Core Training


Core Training in Playback Theatre with Playback Nigeria

 In this three-day intensive workshop, you will learn and practice the basic elements of Playback Theatre through the sharing and enactment of participants’ stories. Various Playback Theatre forms will be taught including Fluid Sculptures, Pairs, Corridors and more. In an environment of playfulness, spontaneity and camaraderie, each student will have a chance to experience the roles of Conductor, Musician and Actor. This workshop is designed for new and relatively new students.


Who should attend?

• Social workers

• Community workers

• Arts educators

• Drama practitioners

• Facilitators

• Anyone who is interested in learning a community art form!


Playback involves skills like active listening, collaboration, improvisation, empathy, effective communication, and expression.



Oluwadamilola Apotieri-Abdulai is the CEO and founder of Playback Nigeria. He was recently appointed to serve on the Board of Trustees of the Centre for Playback Theatre (USA). He has facilitated Playback Theatre Workshops in Bulgaria, South Africa, United Kingdom, Serbia and United States of America. 


DATES/TIMES 18th – 20th January 2019

25th to 27th January 2019


Fridays – 4pm

Saturdays – 10am

Sundays- 2pm.


Participants must commit to the entire 3-day program


VENUE The Creative Space, Playback Nigeria Office, Area One, Abuja.


COST N10,000 to cover training and refreshment costs


LANGUAGE The workshop will be delivered in English. All participants must have a working knowledge of English.


ACCREDITATION This Workshop hours can be counted towards an internationally recognized Diploma in Playback Theatre.


RSVP Space is limited. To apply for a place in this workshop, contact Playback Education Office, T: 08052194095 or E: [email protected]


ORGANIZERS Playback Nigeria


Playback Nigeria