Violence Made Me Feel Like I’d Left My Body. Physical Theater Helped Me Return
The body tells many stories—ones of solace and delight, indulgence and languishing, stories of ache, illness, love.
in my body
Towards a Poor Theatre
Lindsey Trout Hughes is a freelance copywriter and theater maker in New York City. You can find her on Twitter.
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