Embodi(ED) is a theatre and dance work, based on real stories of struggles with eating disorders. The piece deals with the American distorted perception of body images and the multi-billion dollar industry that profits from insecurities affecting both men and women. The show has been devised by the internationally renowned and award-winning ensemble GIRL BE HEARD (girlbeheard.org), directed by Ashley Marinaccio, and produced by theater-maker and activist Jessica Greer Morris.
Embodi(ED) is written by GIRL BE HEARD 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, who will also perform the work. Choreography is by Ian Stewart, with contributions from Madeline Shaffer, Megan Sideropoulos and Ashleigh Crisena Ricci. Set was designed by Rebecca Kleinman; lighting by Mitchell Ost; media and projections by Quentin Madia; costumes and art by Ileany Fields. Assistant direction by Tiff Roma; dramaturgy by Jen Thatcher; Stage management by Cristin Gordon.
This production is a part of SubletSeries@HERE: Co-op, HERE’s curated rental program, which provides artists with subsidized space and equipment, as well as technical support.
$20 General admission
$10 Students and Seniors
$40 Fairy Godmother Tickets (includes donation to Girl Be Heard)