You Sound Like a Girl

You Sound Like a Girl.



A performance and voice workshop.

Starting in infanthood, women's voices are constantly critiqued, conditioned, and policed: shrill, harsh, babyish, sexy, sing-songy, girly, loud, quiet, etc. No wonder so many women are silenced, since every time they open their mouths they are subject to scrutiny. 

And, what does it even mean to sound “like a girl?” 

You Sound Like a Girl is a performance and companion educational workshop that seeks to both answer and dismantle this question.

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You Sound Like a Girl is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of You Sound Like a Girl must be made payable to “Fractured Atlas” only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

The Team.

Directed and created by Colleen E. Hughes

Co-conceived by
Thomas René

Vocal Consultation by Joy Lanceta Coronel

Written and performed by
Bree Brown, Shallion Dixon, Evelyn Dumont, Caroline Kittredge Faustine, Sara Ali Haider, and Sara Jane Munford

Featuring stories and audio by
Alice Herb, Lee Hunkins, Jean Leung, and Rev. Yolanda

Sound design by
Ran Xia

Scenic design by
Sarah Finkle



What’s next?

You Sound Like a Girl will be in residence at the IRT Theater Aug. 20­-Sep. 16, 2019!

And, we are hiring for two new roles: Dramaturg & Video Designer.
You Sound Like a Girl seeks a Dramaturg & Video Designer for its IRT Theater 3B Residency Aug. 20-Sep. 16, 2019. You Sound Like a Girl is a performance and educational workshop that questions the assumptions, biases, and stereotypes that surround women’s voices with the hopes of freeing and de­stigmatizing the female voice in society. Rehearsals will be weekday evenings and weekends, performances Sept. 10-15.

The Dramaturg will be directly involved with the development of the You Sound Like a Girl script and performance, which are devised by the ensemble. Paid Opportunity.

The Video Designer will be directly involved with the shooting of interviews, and the design and development of the You Sound Like a Girl performance. Paid Opportunity.

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