In our first practical exploration, we devised a scene set in a detention. We used a placard to indicate there is a 'behind the scene' issue.
The pressure to be perfect is hard to break...
We choreographed static actions to a poem about self harm.
Your figure is flawless... lets get smashed!!
Popular Girl 1
Popular Girl 2
OMG BABE you look so gorgeous and skinny!
Alcohol = calories calories calories
I'm not skinny enough...
We created a naturalistic argument between parents about their daughters self harm and pointing the blame at each other.
The dark thoughts, anxieties, self doubts....
At first we choreographed a poem about perfectionism in 'end on' staging.
We devised a naturalistic party scene where I felt inadequate in my body and obsessive over calories, we used placards to show both the time and place of the scene but also the characters we were portraying.
We created a sequence of emotive movement solely on the floor. The vocals being very similar to our first spoken word poem of the overlapping of voice.