This solo autobiographical show travels from early childhood experiences of queerness and lessons on body image to a college eating disorder to the present challenges of eating and living in a human body. More…
'I'm Smiling Because I'm Uncomfortable' is a site-specific show that takes place in real kitchens. It started in NYC and Brooklyn and so far as traveled to kitchens in Maine, Ithaca and a dorm-sized kitchen at Dickinson College as part of their, "Love Your Body Week."
for a previous production "Through a combination of Chaplin-esque physical comedy and decidedly well-written prose, Howard reveals her own struggles with body image, trauma, and sexuality, in the form of a winding monologue. It is apparent that the piece is well-rehearsed and extremely personal, as Howard hits each mark with precision and eloquence...There is still much room for this piece to grow...But I feel optimistic about its potential in this team’s hands, Howard’s especially." Full Review
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