6, 8, 9 Jan 7.00pm
7 Jan 9.00pm
Imogene used to be sparkly, vivacious and outgoing. She used to fancy lads, have curves and love chips.
Recently however she has become withdrawn, gaunt, obsessed with exercise.
The reason? Caol, her new ‘best friend’, who has cast a dark shadow over Imogene’s life. Invisible to everyone except Imogene, Caol will not rest until Imogene has been reduced both emotionally and physically to a shadow of her former self.
This moving and insightful piece by award-winning company Sunday’s Child aims to provoke compassion and debate around the subject of eating disorders.
“A dark, compassionate, sometimes funny exploration of eating disorders”
The Irish Times
Winner of the Fishamble Award for Best New Writing at Tiger Dublin Fringe 2015
Post-Show Discussion: 7 January
Running time: 60 min
Sunday’s Child are a new writing company run by Eva O’Connor and Hildegard Ryan. They have won the First Fortnight Award at Tiger Dublin Fringe 2014, the Argus Angel Award at Brighton Fringe 2015 (My Name is Saoirse), and the Fishamble Award for Best New Writing at Tiger Dublin Fringe 2015 for Overshadowed.
First Fortnight runs a national mental health and wellness arts festival at the beginning of each new year aimed at challenging mental health stigma, education and awareness.
First Fortnight is also a mental health services provider; in 2013, they launched a centre for creative therapies employing a number of psychotherapists with the support of HSE and philanthropic funding.
For more on First Fortnight, visit their website.
For more on First Fortnight Festival at Project Arts Centre, click here.
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