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Mon, Apr 01

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4452 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45232, USA

Shining a Light Series: Contemporary Theatre and the Fat Body: Moving Through Space as Your Authentic Self

Join The Ghostlight Stage Company and Caroline Stine for this movement-based workshop about our physical selves within space and how we relate to our bodies, as well as a discussion on fatphobia within the theatre industry.

Shining a Light Series: Contemporary Theatre and the Fat Body: Moving Through Space as Your Authentic Self
Shining a Light Series: Contemporary Theatre and the Fat Body: Moving Through Space as Your Authentic Self

Time & Location

Apr 01, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

4452 Winton Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45232, USA

About the event

Do dance and movement settings normally overwhelm you? Try changing the narrative and join The Ghostlight Stage Company and Caroline Stine for this immersive 2 hour workshop experience! We will explore how you can find freedom and empowerment through movement, regardless of your body size or what the outdated industry standards might be. Come celebrate moving authentically through space with us!

A 2-hour workshop including:

-a movement workshop that explores your body and how it functions & feels in space, regardless of size

-uplifting all bodies and coming to the theatre as your authentic self

-group feedback on movement and how each system can guide us, rather than hold us back

-a discussion on how the industry sees fat actors, how we see ourselves, and how we can shift these perspectives

About the Teaching Artist: Caroline Stine (she/her) has spent her artistic career as an actor, director, and costume designer. She has worked in Indianapolis, Indiana; Arezzo, Italy; and Boulder, Colorado, before circling back and returning to Cincinnati to produce and direct devised physical theatre. She obtained her BA in Theatre and English at Butler University and her MFA in Contemporary Performance from Naropa University. She is the artistic director and creator of InBocca Performance, a company that specializes in bleeding edge devised theatre in the heart of Cincinnati. Her work has been performed and seen in all sorts of bizarre places from old tunnels, the Cincinnati Fringe Festival, Boulder Fringe, and the museums of Russia.

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