Silver Beam Music

Life Story Theatre

THE PROCESS
A unique and acclaimed brainchild of director and presenter Barbara Silverman. Ms. Silverman taps the memories of ordinary people, and skillfully guides the artistic expression of their reminiscences, magically weaving a performance splashed with vintage music.
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CONFERENCE SPEAKER
A veteran performer and presenter, Ms. Silverman delivers keynote addresses on Life-Story Theatre for conferences on aging. She presented at the American Society On Aging, American Parkinson's Disease Association, National Conference of Nutrition and Aging Service Providers, Wisconsin Bureau on Aging, Northeastern University Gerontology Department and the Center for Applied Gerontology.
TRAINER/LEADER
Ms. Silverman will train your activity directors, social workers or group leaders to access and shape the reminiscences of their groups with this exciting method. She also leads groups herself, artfully engaging those of disparate skill and function level and motivating and validating all for a surprisingly easy performance with music accompaniment.
WHITE CRANE PLAYERS
Delight in this veteran troupe performing their memories and anecdotes in an up-close, audience-involved setting. The White Crane Players have performed for local theatres, health care professionals, residential and nursing facilities throughout the region. The troupe has been supported by the City of Chicago and the Rothschild and MacArthur Foundations.
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