From ‘clean’ eating, to 12 week challenges, to exposing your privates to the sun, at some stage we all find ourselves on the quest for a healthier lifestyle. But have you ever considered if these habits are actually making you unwell?
NOTICE: The Friday 13 and Saturday 14 performances have been cancelled due to a COVID case in the cast. All ticket holders can move to an alternative date or get a refund.
Genie’s quest to improve her health pushes her into a world of dieting, bootcamps, swamp juice, influencers and toxic friendships. Presented at the Old Jojo’s Restaurant, audiences spectate Genie’s internal and external battles when trying to find the good amongst the misleading. Along the way, Genie will uncover uncomfortable truths about herself and her place in the world.
Proudly supporting the Butterfly Foundation. 15% of ticket sales will be donated to Butterfly to help continue their mission of supporting people with eating disorders and body image concerns
Trigger Warning: This performance references, dieting, weight loss and eating disorders. Please consider if Detox is right for you.
Through anonymous surveys, Bourke & Heather discovered the impact of the fitness, dieting, health & wellness industries. We decided to create a performance which voices real stories through verbatim statements while also depicting a storyline which is reflective of many people’s experiences with these industries. Detox aims to provide insight into how the quest for wellness can send one down a rabbit hole into illness.
Written by: Sophie Heather & Tish Bourke. Verbatim statements provided by anonymous respondents.
Stage Cast: – Tyra Pohlman – Sophie Heather – Macarra Berthaly-Martyn – Téa, Gross
Special Guests: – Amy Callaghan – Nat Johnston – Freya Crema – Trudie Cross – Chiang Faye Marvin – Ashlee McCreanor.
Media created by Dojo Media Co.
SHOWS ON THE 13th & 14th OF MAY HAVE NOW BEEN RESCHEDULED DUE TO COVID.
NEW 6PM SHOWS ANNOUNCED FOR FRIDAY 20th AND SATURDAY 21st OF MAY
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May 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm|Recurring Event (See all)
One event on May 14, 2022 at 8:00 pm
One event on May 19, 2022 at 8:00 pm
One event on May 20, 2022 at 8:00 pm
One event on May 21, 2022 at 8:00 pm
Coarse or crude language, Includes subject triggers
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