Written By Meghan Gardiner, Directed By Renée Iaci
Check out our blog posts in "What's Up" to find out the latest on this production for touring 2018/19 and read on to discover what it's all about:
Ever woken up beside a stranger? What if it was planned that way? shameless hussy presents the acclaimed one-woman, 16 character, theatrical tour de force DISSOLVE by Meghan Gardiner. At turns hilarious and heartbreaking, DISSOLVE confronts the topic of drink spiking and drug facilitated sexual assault. Responding to interest from schools and educators, this play has been touring to colleges, universities and high schools throughout North America. DISSOLVE alternates actors with both Emmelia Gordon (who earned the 2014 Jessie Richardson award "Outstanding Actress" for the role) and joining us in 2018 is the talented Lucy McNulty.
The play follows a young girl on a night out and the people she encounters, with the actress morphing fluidly between a flurry of 14 characters, both comedic and compelling. Designed to provoke thought and dialogue about sexual consent, DISSOLVE challenges us to change our beliefs and behaviour surrounding alcohol, drugs and sexual assault. DISSOLVE proposes to transform potential bystanders into ‘upstanders.’
Available for touring Spring/Fall 2018ABOUT DISSOLVE: Show: 45 minutes + talk back follows each performance. Study guide available.
DISSOLVE Tour Bookings: Renee Iaci 604.805.4775 | Media Contact: Deb Pickman 604.319.7656 firstname.lastname@example.org
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- "Spot-on satire… the characters funny and recognizable … a rewarding show." Vancouver Sun
"In 25 as an educator I've never seen a more powerful presentation. There’s a tremendous need for this in schools today." Jay Prepchuk, Counseling Head, Handsworth Secondary
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