Autumn Theatre Season 2019
World premieres, Edinburgh transfers and returning Soho favourites - a new season of surprise and subversion.
Join Groundlings alum & Improvolution NYC founder Holly Mandel for an entertaining exploration of the origins and implications of “the Good Girl”, how she holds us back from our edge…and what lies beyond her.
If you haven’t been formally introduced to your “Good Girl”, you’ll want to do that nowish. Until you learn how she operates in us all — what she wants for you, and most importantly, what she has been inhibiting in you — you’ve probably been obeying her for a very long time.
She wants you to get everything PERFECT, she wants you to always be RIGHT, always be LIKED, never upset anyone. She rules you by SHOULDS. She tells you you’re being TOO this or TOO that. She watches your every move, and is always there editing, critiquing, and undermining. She has been wired to MISTRUST other women, she wants to the THE ONE. She craves AFFIRMATION constantly from those in charge, for SHE has no authentic source of power so she waits for PERMISSION or must manipulate to get it.
She had her place in our collective history. But for those of us who want to be MORE – be the BOLD, FEARLESS, SELF-DIRECTED PERFORMER, CREATOR, and LEADER we know in our hearts we ARE – she is our greatest unseen enemy. And, (good news) her time is up.
Anyone and everyone are most welcome to attend and participate.
CONFIDENCE. LEADERSHIP. CREATIVITY. It’s no joke.
*A limited number of bursaries are available for this event, for those receiving Job Seeker’s Allowance, welfare benefits, or participants who are in need of access support. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.