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Every Weekend From July 25 - August 30

A Series of 90-Minute PTWH(s) Zoom Sessions

The PTW community creatively engages social problems, educates, heals and activates others to bring new social-cultural-psychological and political possibilities into existence


  • Join us for the full program & enjoy the energy, talent & passion of the PTW community
  • If you can't do the full program, sign up for one or more weekends
  • We welcome your contribution of $25 to support people who need a full scholarship


Times of sessions have been scheduled to accommodate as many regions of the world as possible. All sessions will begin at either 10:00am New York Time (UTC -4) or 5:00pm New York Time (UTC -4)


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Please Sign Me Up for the Full PTWH(s) Program

Full Program Fee

Please sign me up for the full PTWH(s) program with the option to attend any and all sessions

$125.00

Full Program Low Income Fee

I cannot afford the full registration fee. Please sign me up for the full PTWH(s) program at the low income rate with the option to attend any and all sessions 

$50.00

I would like to contribute an additional $25 to pay for someone who cannot afford PTWH(s)

$25.00

I cannot afford PTWH(s), I would like to request a scholarship for the full registration fee.

Melissa Meyer, Associate Director will contact you regarding your scholarship request.

$0.00

Please Sign Me Up for the Following Weekend(s)

Saturday August 15

Good Living for Sustainable Futures

10:00 am - 11:30 am New York Time (UTC -4) 

  • Dan Baron Cohen, Maneola Souza and Camylla Alves (Brazil) "Rivers of Meeting Project an interactive workshop and conversation from the Amazon on the ecological & political situation in Brazil & the world..

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm New York City (UTC -4) 

  • Open Conversation on Creating a Heart in a Haven-less World, facilitated by Lois Holzman & Carrie Lobman.

$35.00

Saturday August 22

10:00 am – 11:30 am New York Time (UTC -4) 

Bringing Development to Repressive Environments

  • Rivka Rocchio (USA) working w/ prisoner-playwrights & ‘corrections’ officers in upstate New York.
  • Katina Saoulli, (Greece) exploring the paradox of providing a “haven” (refugee camp) to people who want to leave it in order to return to the heartless world.
  • Luvuyo Yanta (South Africa) bringing performance to prisoners and patients in forensic mental hospitals.
  • Koray Tarhan (Turkey) sharing how he led the first improv show in Kurdish in Turkey where the language is outlawed.

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm New York Time (UTC -4) 

Clowning Around with PTSD

  • Mark Kane (USA) Clowning work w/ military vets suffering from PTSD.  

$35.00

Saturday & Sunday August 29/30

Saturday August 29

10:00 am – 11:30 am New York Time (UTC -4) 

  • Reclaiming Hope – A conversation w/ performance activist pioneers about their journeys from Theatre of the Oppressed to a less confrontational more reconstructive approach to Forum Theatre.  A panel with:
    • David Diamond (Canada) founder, Theatre for Living
    • Daniel Maposa (Zimbabwe) founder artistic director, Savannah Trust
    • Mohammad Waseem (Pakistan) director, Interactive Resource Center
    • Dan Friedman (USA) artistic director, Castillo Theatre

Sunday August 30

10:00 am – 11:30 am New York Time (UTC -4) 

Performing the World 2020 Happening(s) Wrap-up Session.  Open to all who have attended any of the Performing the World Happening(s). 

$35.00