‘ Men are afraid that women will laugh at them.
Women are afraid that men will kill them.'
The story follows Jack from the age of 9 into her 30s, detailing her journey through puberty, misogyny, identity.
Jack is all of us; a victim, a phoenix, a superhero.
Using spoken word, comedy, drag, dance, and live original music, MEAT is an electrifying roar of fury, a rallying cry of protest & a unifying celebration of strength packed with heroism & heart.
‘Memories demand attention, because memories have teeth’
Writer/Performer: Elle Dillon-Reams
Musicians/Sound Designers/Performers : Emer Dineen, Porscha Present
Producer: Beth Sitek
Movement Director: Mel Gleeson
Dramaturgy: Natasha Vasandani
Devised by the company as part of an artistic residency with Tramshed.
Show Images: Rah Petherbridge
with thanks to George Alexander Thompson,
House of Harlot, and Wildcard Studios
MEAT was conceived in 2020 and was originally programmed for VAULT 2021 which was cancelled. This forged a collaboration opportunity with Flugelman Productions and Spotify where the show was reimagined as an audio piece.
Musicians and Sound Designers :
Emer Dineen and Porscha Present
Director: Edwina Strobl
Dramaturgy, Producer: Hayley Ricketson
Available via Spotify.