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Naked Ladies ()

Produced by

Theatre Lab

Presented by

The SummerWorks Performance Festival

Playwright: Thea Fitz-James
Director: Zoë Erwin-Longstaff


The Drake Hotel


August 4th, 2016 – August 12th, 2016


A layered history of naked female bodies in performance, NAKED LADIES asks tough questions around the nature of the female body and tries to understand its contested position between stigma and celebration. It brings together personal anecdotes – both traumatic and silly – alongside art history, feminist theory, and performance art, as the performer attempts a queer reckoning the/her own body. Between the naked and the nude, between forgetting fathers and remembering mothers, past sexual stigma and personal secrets, NAKED LADIES asks why women get naked on stage. Why, where, and for whom? (


Thea Fitz-James Performer

Creative Team

Thea Fitz-James Playwright
Zoë Erwin-Longstaff Director
Remington North Projection Designer
Arlen Aguayo Stewart Outside Eye


Stephanie Taylor Stage Manager