Embodi(ED) is a documentary theatre and dance piece about our country’s feeding frenzy of body dysmorphia. Based on interviews with people of various cultural and human experiences conducted by Girl Be Heard ensemble members, Embodi(ED) reveals the stories of countless people struggling with eating disorders and the dangerous economic investment that teaches us to hate our bodies.
Written and Performed By Girl Be Heard Company Members Dinae Anderson-Ruano, Maria Diez, Jordan Fleming, Allison Flom, Jaida Foreman, Me’ Khai Lewis, Veronica Lowry, Katie Looney, Ashleigh Chrisena Ricci, Megan Sideropoulos, Madeline Shaffer, Nina Tandilashvili, and Annalise Wedemeyer
Director Ashley Marinaccio
Producer Jessica Greer Morris
Associate Producer Pat Addiss Productions
Choreographer Ian Stewart
Additional Choreography by Madeline Shaffer, Megan Sideropoulous, and Ashleigh Crisena Ricci
Assistant Director Tiff Roma
Dramaturge Jen Thatcher
Stage Manager Cristin Gordon
Set Design Becca Kleinman
Lighting Design Mitch Ost
Costume Design Stacey Lunin
Media and Projection Design Quentin Madia
Art Design Ileany Fields
One Night Only! Encore Performance
Manhattan Theatre Source presents
EstroGenius Festival 2016: Girl Be Heard’s Embodi(ED)
Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 7:00PM
East 4th St Theater
83 East 4th Street, between Bowery and Second Avenue
New York, NY 10008
6 Train to Astor or Bleeker Streets, D or F Train to Second Avenue
$40 Fairy Godmother Ticket (to sponsor a scholarship ticket)
$20 General Admission
$10 Student/Senior Admission
For group rates, please contact Jen Thatcher at Jen@girlbeheard.org.
Industry Comps available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Purchase tickets here.
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Girl Be Heard company member, Katie Looney speaks with PXP about Embodi(ED).
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Present EMBODI(ED). Broadway World.
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