Each second was just as soul-baring as the one that came before it, with honest, poetic lyrics that made it feel as though we were almost having a conversation with Slim, rather than simply being entertained by him.
And while each woman carried her own sense of poise, confidence and individuality, I couldn’t help but notice a threading theme that connected these different voices: Being the best version of yourself.
Many semantic shifts around historical figures and pieces of art also inevitably taint their modern interpretation. We can never know the full extent to which we interpret art differently than its creator intended us to.
Incorporating both outward humor through gesture and occasional dialogue and an innate conversation that questioned human identity, there were many ways that individuals could have experienced the performance.
The lack of representation for this community is not a new conversation within the world of theatre, and this age-old trend sparked a desire in the young men of the University’s department to work to make a change.