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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! Additional 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
East Village
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
Purchase tickets here.

145 Sixth Avenue (enter on Dominick Street one block south of Spring Street)
New York, NY, 10013

Part of HERE Arts Center’s Sublet Series

Performance Dates
Thursday, February 11th at 7:00 pm | Talkback led by Roma Torre, NY1 Theatre Critic
Friday, February 12th at 7:00 pm | Talkback led by Teresa Younger, CEO & President, Ms. Foundation
Saturday, February 13th at 7:00 pm | Talkback led by Heather Ferguson and Julie Crosby, Producer
Sunday, February 14th at 2:00 pm | Talkback led by Agunda​ Okeyo, African Underground Productions

Thursday, February 18th at 7:00 pm | Talkback led by BETTY
Friday, February 19th at 7:00 pm | Talkback led by Abby Disney, Filmmaker
Saturday, February 20th at 7:00 pm
Sunday, February 21st at 2:00 pm | Talkback led by Kathy Najimy

$40 Fairy Godmother Ticket (to sponsor a scholarship ticket)
$20 General Admission
$10 Student/Senior Admission
For group rates, please contact Jen Thatcher at
Industry Comps available by e-mailing
Purchase tickets here.

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Jessica Williams from the Daily Show. (2016, February 22). Jessica Williams Responds to Girl Be Heard’s Embodi(ED). Youtube.
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(2016, February 16). “Embodi(ed)” by Girl Be Heard: An Educational, Humorous and Unforgettable Glimpse Into the World of Eating Disorders. The Angry Redheaded Lawyer.
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Interview with Jessica Greer Morris on NY1.
Girl Be Heard company member, Katie Looney speaks with PXP about Embodi(ED).
BBW News Desk (2016, January 18). Award-Winning Theatre Ensemble GIRL BE HEARD to
Present EMBODI(ED).
Broadway World.
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Meehan, M. (2016, Jan 25). Interview with Director Ashley Marinaccio of Girl Be Heard.
Minutillo, M. (2016, Febrary 3). Coming Soon:Embodi(ED). The Write Teachers.
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Freedman, J, (February 2). Young Women’s Bodies Take Center Stage: Internationally Acclaimed Theatre Group Girl Be Heard Presents Embodi(ED). Theater Scene.

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