In The Rebecca Show, Fox and Jackson-Artis explore moments from Biblical times to today in which people realize the situations they thought were fine are, in fact, NOT FINE. Some even discover that they themselves are NOT FINE. Subjects in the sketches range from the brutality of motherhood, exploitation in sports, regrets in old age, and the changing nature of friendships.
If you didn\’t get a chance to see Brittney and her show Being B.A.D. at WTFringe this summer. When she submitted the project to us, Brittney described it as \”a theatrical production that embodies creative resistance against oppressive gender stereotypes and domestic violence, Being B.A.D. is a solo performance piece about personal acceptance and redemption from the cycle of abuse.
This morning, someone said something terribily profound to me. They said (and I\’m certainly paraphrasing), \”For everyone whose face is in the spotlight, there are others who are holding that person up to the light.\” I\’ve spent the rest of the day meditating on who I hold up and how I share the light I am fortunate to receive. In that spirit, I\’d like to devote today\’s column to sharing some light.
Since its inception, WTF has been a part of the international call for equity in theatre and film known as the 50/50 By 2020 Movement. This company and its mission to create, produce, and promote extraordinary theatre by women+ has never been more relevant as it is right now. WTF invites everyone to join the movement and to be a part of the ripple effect of achieving gender parity on and off stage in the Triangle.
Be honest about your time: Learning how much time certain tasks take is the first step and it\’s important to be realistic about what you can accomplish in a finite amount of time. What can you do quickly and what things take you more time? And, if you\’re like me, factor in child interruption time!