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Embodi(ED)

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Members say: Thought-provoking, Great staging

About the show

Girl Be Heard presents a documentary theater and dance piece addressing the issue of eating disorders and the 55 billion-dollar-a-year diet industry. More…

Based on interviews with people of all ages and all genders conducted by Girl Be Heard ensemble members, 'Embodi(ED)' is a new theater piece. It demands media accountability in how images of “beauty” are used against women, fueling a culture of body and food obsession that feeds into eating disorders and a dangerous economic investment in maintaining a culture of hatred for women’s bodies.


Member Reviews (1)

MEMBERS SAY:

Thought-provoking, Great staging

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Great staging, Thought-provoking

See it if You want to see young women accurately displaying issues of the female body within the media.

Don't see it if You're more of a fan of traditional plays (although this show is great regardless).


February 18th, 2016
"Each vignette harnesses each writer’s strengths, including poetry, song, various forms of dance, and more traditional scenes and monologues. I found the dance segments particularly compelling: Beautifully executed by the company and smartly choreographed by Ian Stewart, the dance sections predom...
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February 15th, 2016
"An innovative, soul-immersive production that will challenge and inspire...Nothing short of breathtaking...Director Ashley Marinaccio, who shepherds the actors into a fluid, unified whole, has created an intricate production that is like spun gold. It brilliantly expands point by point to empowe...
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February 17th, 2016
"A remarkably poignant and important show...The incredible ensemble cast is made up of a dozen strong and beautiful actresses of varying shapes, sizes and colors, who also wrote and choreographed all 26 vignettes. The fact that these stories are so relatable is a testament to their skills as stor...
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February 11th, 2016
"'Embodi(ED)' deals with the specific issue of the almost unbearable pressure applied to America’s unsuspecting young women in their formative years...'Embodi(ED)' was written and performed by Girl Be Heard Company Members, all of whom I stand up and cheer for. This is a play that society needs t...
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