Company Profile

Building on 30 years experience as a leading interactive theatre company, Melbourne Playback continues to refine and investigate the practice of storytelling.

Melbourne Playback is employed by organisations to fulfil a variety of needs from training, teambuilding, focusing and planning to reflection and deliberation.

We have worked with hundreds of organisations including Qantas, National Australia Bank, Department of Human Services, Disability Professionals Victoria, City of Yarra, Melbourne Business School, Brentwood Secondary College, Methodist Ladies College, VISY and Ernst & Young.

We are a not-for-profit organisation and part of a worldwide network of independent Playback Theatre companies.

We value:

  • Creating, building and fostering community
  • Respect between individuals and communities
  • Social inclusion, equal access & diversity
  • Cooperation, sharing & honesty
  • ‘Play’, fun & creativity
  • Artistic excellence

When we work we:

  • Value every voice
  • Honour each storyteller without judgement
  • Strive for artistic excellence
  • Seek to illuminate
  • Reflect the universal value of personal story

Melbourne Playback presents public performances regularly at theatres throughout Melbourne and Victoria and offers public workshops and training in Playback Theatre throughout the year.


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