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Safe Theatre

A revival of oral tradition as a practice for mental health, sharing of wisdom and sustaining social wellness.

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Moscow, Russia
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Safe Theatre

In a global culture flooded with narratives about success and power, self-made men and unthinkable scientific discoveries, a mythology of the sovereign human has taken form. Individuals are meant to feel autonomous and free; the final authority here on planet Earth. Despite collective aspirations to create our own perfectly humane culture through democratic value systems and rational logic, most of today’s individuals find themselves living in their own isolated crisis.

In 2019, Caravane launched an initiative to revive oral tradition as an alternative to mass media. Our aim is to spread stories capable of giving strength, awakening wisdom and promoting the narrative that we belong to Earth, and are not alone. We began sharing stories on Monday nights in Moscow’s slow-food Indian kitchen, Moscow-Delhi, on a windowsill that welcomes anyone to be a storyteller. Because stories were born simultaneously to music, our artistic signature lives between a concert and theatre. Evenings in Moscow are broadcasted worldwide on our digital platform with an invitation for individuals anywhere to choose the right story, gather listeners and record the practice and/or stream it online.

Team

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Stephen Ochsner
Creative Programming
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Anna Ostapenko
Theatre Production
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Stephen Ochsner
Creative Programming
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Anna Ostapenko
Theatre Production

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