Big Apple Playback Theatre

Big Apple Playback Theatre is an improvisational multi- ethnic, multi language theatre company in which the actors reenact audience members' life stories. We use this storytelling theatre as a vehicle for dialogue, community building, leadership development, entertainment and social change.



Playback in Your School

We offer performances, workshops and residencies in schools around issues of bullying, harassment, tolerance and empathy.

Read More →







Playback in Your Community

Invite BAPT into your community to inspire dialogue and connections. BAPT performs for people of all ages, races, genders, classes, creeds and religions.

Read More →


Playback in Your Organization

BAPT offers performances and/or whole or half day workshops for staff within organizations. The Playback method can emphasizes one or more of the following themes: team-building, communication skills, mediation, change management, leadership or creative brainstorming.

Read More →


Training & Performances

BAPT offers half-day, whole day, or extended introductory workshops. These workshops are fun, insightful and open to all levels of experience. Workshops can also be organized around a specific theme.

BAPT hosts public performances in New York City 

Read More →