Hayley Green SST10 Final

28 Jan

Scene One:

The stage in darkness, the 3 phases stand centre stage dressed in all black. A drumbeat is heard, and then music like a military call to arms. Figures gather around the phases, dressed in black, their hands and feet are visible through UV lighting. They judge them, studying them in choreographed movements. As they study them, the figures hang labels on the phases written in UV pens: flawed, scarred, cutter, liar, attention seeker, selfish, self harmer, crazy, morbid, Emo, mental, psycho, mad, weirdo. As the music begins to drown out to a single drumbeat, the light lifts on the faces of the three phases and the figures leave the stage.

 

Phase 3: I did not cut off who I am.

 

Phase 1: I don’t think it matters to

those without scars;

 

Phase 2: flawed is easier to say than self h-a—

 

Phase 1:

I don’t think it matters how

my skin hangs together;

 

Phase 2: flawed is easier to say than self h-a—

 

Phase 3:

I am not fragile,

my skin hangs together.

 

Phase 2: I cope with mechanisms like –

 

Phase 3:

I am not fragile,

I only trimmed the edges.

 

Phase 2:

I cope with mechanisms like

those without scars.

 

Phase 1&3: I only trimmed the edges,

All: I did not cut off who I am.

 

 

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