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The latest news and information about InterPlay in North Carolina and around the world.

Playing together to create new possibilities—changing our lives, our communities, and our worlds

Posted on Oct 02, 2017

Be a part of a world-wide network of people committed to creativity, community, joy, justice, and peace.

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Announcing the 2017 Triangle Day of InterPlay

Posted on Sep 21, 2017

Saturday, Oct. 28 will be an opportunity to celebrate that we’re all playing together to create new possibilities, changing our own lives, our communities and our worlds. Party, play, be inspired, and support this movement!

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Spaces are limited! Register now for “Dying to Live”

Posted on Aug 28, 2017

Explore the lessons and questions of community around the biggest dance we do: Live and die.

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Create the life you want using the tools of InterPlay

Posted on Aug 01, 2017

Learn the importance of community to support change—it is so much easier than going it alone. Also, the Dying to Live Tour and Cabaret comes to Durham in October.

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Even Once Will Do It

Posted on Jun 28, 2017

A newly-published report evaluates the immediate effects of InterPlay.

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InterPlay at Wake County libraries in June

Posted on Jun 10, 2017

Continuing throughout the month of June, local leaders are offering a free one-hour introduction to InterPlay at Wake County Libraries.

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Register now for an Introduction to the “Dying to Live Cabaret & Tour”

Posted on May 30, 2017

Join InterPlay cofounder Cynthia Winton-Henry for this one-night introduction to an upcoming weekend event later this fall.

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Cynthia and Stephen Winton-Henry Present an Introduction to the “Dying to Live Cabaret & Tour”

Posted on May 02, 2017

Join us for this one-night introduction to an upcoming weekend event later this fall. Please register in advance.

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Location change: “Body of Stories” playshop

Posted on Apr 25, 2017

Please note that the location for “Body of Stories: An InterPlay Storytelling Playshop” on Saturday, April 29 has changed. The new location is Durham Friends Meeting House, 404 Alexander Ave, Durham, NC 27705.

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Give InterPlay Day 2017

Posted on Mar 27, 2017

Give InterPlay Day is March 29. Your chance to help bring the world to Life!

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InterPlay for Social Workers, Therapists & Psychologists

Posted on Mar 01, 2017

Experience how an ethic of play contributes to better life/work balance.

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TRAFFIC ALERT for Feb. 4 Raleigh Playgroup

Posted on Feb 03, 2017

The Krispy Kreme Challenge takes place Saturday, February 4. Portions of Hillsborough Street will be closed Saturday morning.

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The 2017 Life Practice Program starts on Feb. 18

Posted on Jan 31, 2017

Immerse yourself in the system of InterPlay—ideas and practices that can move you from where you are to where you want to be. Now offered in a four-month format! Registration required. Scholarships available.

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Raleigh Playgroup canceled

Posted on Jan 05, 2017

Due to the winter storm warning in our area, the Raleigh playgroup scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 7, has been canceled.

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Take a deep breath

Posted on Nov 27, 2016

Join us at an upcoming seasonal event for a chance to take a deep breath.

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Reserve your spot for the New Year’s Untensive

Posted on Nov 01, 2016

It’s that time of year!

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Presenting the 2016 Triangle Spirit of InterPlay Award

Posted on Sep 28, 2016

Congratulations to Ken and Stacy Miller, our 2016 Triangle Spirit of InterPlay Award recipients.

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Register now for the 2016 Day of InterPlay

Posted on Aug 28, 2016

Celebrate and support the global InterPlay movement at the second annual Day of InterPlay fundraiser event.

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Coming in October—the 2016 Day of InterPlay

Posted on Aug 03, 2016

Celebrate and support the global InterPlay movement at the second annual Day of InterPlay fundraiser event.

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A Night with the Stars—July InterPlay

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

Come and witness a variety show for all ages with polished performers and improvisational artists. A Night with the Stars is a performance fundraiser to support Body Wisdom, Inc.

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Hold the Date and Open Call Out for Performers

Posted on Jun 01, 2016

Calling out for performers who would like a chance to perform in a variety show, A Night with the Stars, a fundraiser for Body Wisdom, Inc. Request your spot by June 30.

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This Saturday - Points of Connection: the Art of InterPlay with Jane Siarny

Posted on Apr 26, 2016

Come to the workshops, and see the performance.

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Points of Connection workshop & performance with Jane Siarny, and Give INTERPLAY Day

Posted on Mar 29, 2016

Join Chicago InterPlay leader Jane Siarny on Apr. 30 for a day of adventures into the art of InterPlay where possibilities open up, surprises happen, and art is made in the moment.

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Register now for “Race and Grace,” and traffic alert for Raleigh Playgroup

Posted on Feb 03, 2016

Traffic alert for Feb. Raleigh Playgroup, and info on upcoming InterPlay events.

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Congratulations to our new Life Practice Program graduates

Posted on Dec 30, 2015

Note: There will not be a Raleigh playgroup in January.

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Traffic alert: Raleigh Playgroup and December InterPlay

Posted on Nov 03, 2015

Road closure information for the Dec. 5 playgroup.

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Presenting the Raleigh-Durham Spirit of InterPlay Award

Posted on Nov 03, 2015

We are pleased to nationally recognize beloved local leaders, Ginny Going and Tom Henderson.

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Location change for Day of InterPlay

Posted on Oct 17, 2015

Due to unexpected circumstances, the location of the International Day of InterPlay event on Saturday, Oct. 24 has changed.

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International Day of InterPlay: Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary

Posted on Sep 30, 2015

Join us to celebrate InterPlay’s 25 years and support the growing global InterPlay movement!

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Register now for Secrets of InterPlay and the International Day of InterPlay

Posted on Sep 03, 2015

Experience your own creativity in a connecting, affirming community.

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International Day of InterPlay

Posted on Aug 25, 2015

Register now and join us to celebrate InterPlay’s 25 years and support the growing global InterPlay movement!

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Raleigh dances on behalf of 25 years

Posted on Jul 30, 2015

The celebration of InterPlay’s 25th Anniversary continues.

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Experience your own creativity in a connecting, affirming community

Posted on Jul 02, 2015

You don’t need to think of yourself as being creative in order to do InterPlay, but chances are you will find you are much more creative than you think.

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No Raleigh Playgroup in July

Posted on Jun 09, 2015

Important schedule update! There will not be a Raleigh Playgroup on Saturday, July 4.

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Discover the positive impacts of InterPlay

Posted on Jun 02, 2015

Many people discover that their InterPlay experiences positively impact many aspects of their lives.

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Summer InterPlay retreats and celebrations!

Posted on May 05, 2015

Register now for the upcoming retreats in Hamptonville and Atlantic Beach, NC, and mark your calendar for our annual Summer Solstice Bodyspirit Celebration.

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Give INTERPLAY Day is April 1

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

Join us on Wednesday, April 1, 2015 form anywhere in the world! Make a gift online that day to help bring the world to life through InterPlay.

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March InterPlay

Posted on Mar 04, 2015

Find out about the Raleigh Playgroup’s upcoming move and more.

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February InterPlay

Posted on Dec 30, 2014

Here’s some quick updates on our monthly groups.

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January InterPlay

Posted on Dec 30, 2014

Please note: The Raleigh playgroup will NOT meet in January.

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Calendar update: No Raleigh playgroup in January

Posted on Dec 24, 2014

The Raleigh playgroup will NOT meet in January.

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December InterPlay

Posted on Dec 03, 2014

InterPlay’s multi-disciplinary creative methods are used in daily life, relationships, performance, therapy, ritual, business, and education. Come and discover an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body.

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Seeking Diversity! Is this you or anyone you know?

Posted on Nov 24, 2014

Impromptu Players, an InterPlay performance troupe, is creating a troupe that reflects the world.

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November InterPlay

Posted on Oct 29, 2014

Come witness (and join in) the spectacle at our Halloween performance jam, InterPlay’s “open mike” night of story, song, and dance created in the moment.

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Don’t Miss InterPlay’s 25th Birthday Party!

Posted on Oct 15, 2014

You can join the party wherever you are! Plus, the Evil Twins are back, and there’s much more coming up soon.

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September InterPlay

Posted on Aug 18, 2014

InterPlayers come in all shapes and sizes. It is intergenerational, multicultural and interfaith.

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August InterPlay

Posted on Jul 29, 2014

InterPlay is a global social movement and is used as a basic component of peace-making. It’s currently being used in over 60 cities on 6 continents, by people of all ages, cultures and abilities.

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Summer InterPlay

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

InterPlay is designed to help people build community, create health, and lead their lives with artfulness. Come and discover an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body. In addition to our monthly gatherings, check out these upcoming summer events.

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Would you like to be an InterPlay performer?

Posted on Jul 01, 2014

The summer season is just starting. If you have attended two playgroups, come explore performing.

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Upcoming InterPlay Events in June

Posted on Jun 06, 2014

InterPlay is a philosophy and technique based in the creative arts, giving us access to our stories, movement, songs and silence in an easy, improvisational way. Come and discover an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body at one of our upcoming InterPlay events. In addition to our monthly gatherings, check out these events.

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May InterPlay, featuring “InterPlay with Race” in Washington, DC

Posted on Apr 29, 2014

See what InterPlay events are coming up this month. Come and discover an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body.

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The InterPlay Life Practice Program: Change your Life! Change your World!

Posted on Mar 25, 2014

Experience the immense support of a close community of InterPlayers that meet monthly to play and learn the secrets of the InterPlay forms and tools.

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Upcoming InterPlay Events in March

Posted on Feb 25, 2014

See what InterPlay events are coming up this month. Come and discover an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body.

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Two Summer Untensives on the NC Coast

Posted on Jan 09, 2014

Because of the growing attendance at the July Untensive, Ginny Going and Tom Henderson have added a June Summer Untensive. Sign up soon if you want to be on the “definite” or the “maybe” list for one of these Summer Untensives.

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Create a great 2014

Posted on Jan 02, 2014

InterPlay is an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of your body.

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This week: InterPlay Community Weekend with Phil Porter

Posted on Dec 03, 2013

Important information about our upcoming InterPlay Community Weekend events.

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Register now for the InterPlay Community Weekend

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

REGISTER IN ADVANCE for any of the upcoming InterPlay Community Weekend sessions! Check out the exciting sessions listed here! Download the flyers!

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New location for Impromptu Players Rehearsal with Phil Porter

Posted on Nov 21, 2013

The Impromptu Players Rehearsal with Phil Porter on Monday, Dec. 9 will be held at Durham Friends Meeting House, 404 Alexander Ave, Durham, NC 27705. Make a note!

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Register for the InterPlay Community Weekend with Phil Porter

Posted on Oct 29, 2013

Join InterPlay co-founder Phil Porter for an exciting series of events exploring the depth of being a community of play!  Register in advance and get on our mailing list and get a free cupcake at “Mad Rantings + Cupcakes” on Dec. 6!

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The Evil Twins are Back!

Posted on Oct 05, 2013

Join others to create a special Halloween performance. Costumes welcome!

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New InterPlay performance troupe forming

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

Impromptu Players are convening a group of committed members to build the skills to craft satisfying performances. They invite you to join them!

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Chapel Hill Playgroup meets on second Saturday in September

Posted on Aug 25, 2013

The Chapel Hill Playgroup for September has been rescheduled to the second Saturday, Sep. 14.

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Get your body, mind, heart, and spirit all on the same page

Posted on Jul 31, 2013

Learn how you can use the tools and ideas of InterPlay to unlock the wisdom of your body.

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Register now for the 7th annual Men’s InterPlay weekend

Posted on Jul 04, 2013

Reclaim the satisfaction of living in a whole-bodied way.

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Make your summer a playful one

Posted on May 30, 2013

Join us this summer and witness an active, creative way to unlock the wisdom of the body.

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This weekend: “Choices”, a performance by Off the Deep End Ensemble

Posted on May 02, 2013

Off the Deep End Ensemble presents “Choices” this Saturday, May 4.

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Discover the common language of play!

Posted on Apr 03, 2013

Travel across the state and connect with fellow InterPlayers in these upcoming events!

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InterPlayers rising, striking, and dancing

Posted on Feb 26, 2013

Watch InterPlayers around the world rise to break the chains of violence against women.

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Drop in on a monthly playgroup near you

Posted on Jan 30, 2013

InterPlay playgroups are an awesome way to get a dose of community, creativity, and fun!

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Finding Home – An InterPlay Concert featuring Mairi Campbell and Off The Deep End Ensemble

Posted on Jan 08, 2013

Mairi Campbell, Scottish singer/violist and songwriter, performs with Off The Deep End Ensemble on Jan. 26.

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Lead your life with artfulness

Posted on Dec 04, 2012

Don’t miss these upcoming opportunities to join a creative community and global social movement.

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Play into the New Year

Posted on Oct 25, 2012

Celebrate the turning point from one year to the next at the annual New Year’s Untensive.

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What’s scarier than an election?

Posted on Oct 03, 2012

The annual Halloween Performance Jam returns in “Election of the Evil Twins”.

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Dive deep with these special events

Posted on Aug 28, 2012

Dive into the refreshing waters of InterPlay with two special retreats coming up this month.

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Monthly doses of play

Posted on Aug 01, 2012

Check out our monthly groups for a regular dose of connection and creativity.

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Give INTERPLAY Day – July 28, 2012

Posted on Jul 22, 2012

Give INTERPLAY Day allows you to support the Raleigh-Durham InterPlay Seed Fund – and have your gift matched!

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How to Change the World in Four Clicks!

Posted on Jul 18, 2012

We have a fun and snazzy new way to help spread InterPlay and change the world - Give INTERPLAY Day is coming up for one day only on July 28!

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Congratulations to the 2011-2012 Life Practice Program graduates

Posted on Jul 04, 2012

The members of the 2011-2012 Life Practice Program celebrated their graduation on June 2.

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2012 InterPlay Leaders Gathering in NC

Posted on May 27, 2012

Hang out with the folks who are playing in the deep end of the InterPlay pool!

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Get ready for the Summer InterPlay Untensive

Posted on May 01, 2012

Register early for this popular event nestled in a beautiful maritime forest in Pine Knoll Shores, NC.

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Experience “The Unbelievable Beauty of Being Human”

Posted on Feb 28, 2012

It’s your time to shine! Participate in an InterPlay performance workshop and perform that evening with members of Off The Deep End Ensemble in “The Unbelievable Beauty of Being Human”. Make your performance debut!

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Off the Deep End Ensemble presents “Reading Between the Lines”

Posted on Feb 02, 2012

Your ideas come to life on stage in a unique, unscripted performance created in the moment.

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Get a virtual dose of InterPlay every week

Posted on Jan 04, 2012

Get a weekly dose of InterPlay, straight from co-founder Cynthia Winton-Henry.

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The Seasonal Gifts of InterPlay

Posted on Nov 30, 2011

Have a joyous holiday season with a good dose of ease, connection, human sustainability and play.

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Get your costume ready!

Posted on Oct 27, 2011

The evil twins return on Saturday night for the annual Halloween performance jam.

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October InterPlay

Posted on Sep 27, 2011

Million Connections Week is here, with more InterPlay events coming in October.

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Schedule updates for September InterPlay

Posted on Sep 07, 2011

The Second Friday Playgroup and SpiritPlay have been canceled for September, and Advanced InterPlay with Phil Porter has moved to a new location.

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Something for everyone during Million Connections Week

Posted on Sep 04, 2011

No matter if you’ve never done InterPlay before or you’ve being doing it for years, there’s an event just for you during Million Connections Week.

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Register now and save: Million Connections Week

Posted on Aug 31, 2011

Register in advance for any Million Connections Week event and save. There’s lots of events to choose from and lots of ways to make it all affordable.

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Raleigh Million Connections Week

Posted on Aug 04, 2011

From September 27–October 2, 2011, Phil Porter, co-founder of InterPlay, will gather with and celebrate the vibrant InterPlay community in Raleigh, NC.

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High performance creativity

Posted on Jun 30, 2011

Join artist, performer, author and InterPlay cofounder Phil Porter this fall for a special week of activities leading up to a weekend workshop that will get your bodyspirit up and moving again.

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Cool summer fun, InterPlay style

Posted on May 31, 2011

Reserve your space now for the popular Summer Untensive!

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InterPlay blooms at Whitaker Mill Senior Center

Posted on May 04, 2011

The folks at the Whitaker Mill Senior Center got two trial InterPlay samplers in March, and they want more!

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Playground update

Posted on Mar 30, 2011

Find out more about the volunteers who coordinate InterPlay events in the Raleigh-Durham area.

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What does it take to create hope?

Posted on Feb 27, 2011

Off the Deep End Ensemble presents “Performing Hope”, a benefit performance for the Hope Center at Pullen.

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Arts for All Cabaret

Posted on Jan 30, 2011

Enjoy an evening of creative play in which all abilities are welcome.

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Shake Out the New Year

Posted on Dec 29, 2010

There’s no Raleigh Playgroup in January, so come to the performance jam on January 8.

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Celebrate!

Posted on Nov 30, 2010

Celebrate the season with the gifts of InterPlay.

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Benefit Performance for “I’m a Great Child Worldwide”

Posted on Oct 24, 2010

Off The Deep End Ensemble presents a benefit performance for “I’m A Great Child Worldwide”.

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Escape of the Evil Twins

Posted on Sep 30, 2010

It’s time once again for our annual Halloween performance jam!

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Visit the Asheville InterPlay website

Special Events

Oct 28

2017 Day of InterPlay

Transitions LifeCare
Raleigh

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Dec 28 – Dec 31

InterPlay New Year’s Untensive

The Summit Retreat Center at Haw River State Park
Browns Summit, NC

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Partners

Ginny Going & Tom Henderson

Ginny Going and Tom Henderson are retreat and workshop leaders, performance artists, organization consultants and master InterPlay teachers.

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“InterPlay is an amazing system. No dogma, no trips, no boxes you have to fit into. Very powerful. I played like I haven’t done since I was a kid. It allows the best in us to come out.”

— Barrie Barton, high school dance teacher, choreographer and InterPlay Leadership Program graduate