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Thursday, February 27 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Beyond Tracy Turnblad: Fat Women in Theatre Discussion

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Indeed, there is life beyond Tracy Turnblad. This roundtable discussion will examine the nature and nurture of fat women in the theatre field. Focusing on fat actors and characters, we'll dissect conventional viewing practices, fatphobia and "believability" of fat women on stage.

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Claire Wilcher

Graduate Assistant/Teacher, Michigan State University
Claire Wilcher is a second-year MFA candidate in acting at Michigan State University. Specializing in women in theatre, intimacy direction, and theatre of the body, Claire is constructing a degree that can best be described as focusing on "compassionate acting." She has taught acting... Read More →

Thursday February 27, 2020 9:00am - 10:15am EST
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