Mental health is a tough issue to speak up about. It’s personal, it’s frustrating and often, it’s hidden. We want to break that stigma that makes people feel like they have to keep it that way.
Beneath the Skin is a one night only performance utilising imagery, songs, monologues and spoken word poetry to create a space where an awareness and understanding for performers who suffer from anxiety and depression can be created. Beneath the Skin presents the issues in a manner that is easy to understand and access. We look at the ugly sides of mental illness but also shine light and collectively build hope.
We will be raising awareness for a fantastic organisation called Entertainment Assist, a health promotion charity that raises awareness about mental health in the Australian entertainment industry.
Saturday, 25 February 2017 at 8pm SOLD OUT
Friday 17 March 2017 ay 8pm
ENCORE PERFORMANCE ADDED
Sundry Project Space
49 Argyle Street Fitzroy
WHO ARE WE
Boutique Theatre is a Melbourne based independent theatre company which creates theatre that is inventive, local, relevant and disruptive and is guided by three core values: Inclusivity, Possibility, Opportunity.
Boutique Theatre was founded by actor/producers Emma Caldwell and Tegan Jones in 2012 with their debut season of Edges: A Song Cycle. Boutique Theatre has since gone on to produce International and Australian works, whilst developing a Writers’ Programme, Workshops and housing an Ensemble of creatives.
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