Creative / Interview / Singapore
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Thick Beats for Good Girls: An Interview with Pooja Nansi and Jessica Bellamy

Checkpoint Theatre is delighted to present an electrifying new production, Thick Beats for Good Girls. Written and performed by performance-poet Pooja Nansi (Singapore) and award-winning playwright Jessica Bellamy (Australia), Thick Beats asks a ton of questions about the balancing act that is being a woman, an ethnic or religious minority, and—God forbid—a hip-hop enthusiast. Directed…

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We Need To Talk About Sex

  In January this year, the world was shocked by the sensational article on tabloid site Babe featuring accusations of sexual harassment against popular comedian Aziz Ansari. A female journalist who went on a date with Ansari, accused him of taking advantage of her and of ignoring her verbal and non-verbal signs of discomfort. You…

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