We are now going to revisit your knowledge of trafficking and start to pull out stories which could become our narratives for plays.
You may create a new story with elements of two or three different stories but make sure that:
When each group has found such a melded storyline, tell it to others in the group and stimulate honest feedback.
(If this is not clear, here is an example taken from a Forum Play about abuse of girl children:
The Forum Play fused these two stories. The girl in story 2 became the girl from story 1. She was dumb (story 1) and was abused in the factory (story 2) and therefore could not tell anyone about what was being done to her. This mix actually made the overall story even more powerful.
This is how each scene is decided, described, and to be used
You can use stick figures, speech bubbles, whatever it takes to get your story into a scene structure.
For your first attempts at creating a Forum Theatre play, keep it simple. Probably 5 scenes are enough.
To progress the scripts and check your own story lines, try to:
Check back that all the key elements of the Forum Structure are there.
At the end of the day you have a simple but effective way of performing a version of your story as a play in image and narration form.
Remember this is a discussion to get the most effective result for your community.