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Simple Math: neurobio of assault

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Creative team is expanding! Click here for show listing on Fringe site and tickets! 

Choreographer,Maridee Slater , assistant director, Claire Autran ,

Michelle Lane , lighting designer!
and Frank Schiro , composing original music for the show, with live musicians!!

With the help of my dear friend Jamie Sherman for submitting my press release, and the NY Fringe, a New York Times shoutout! 

Every day we hear news about someone else stepping down from their powerful position, or that someone was abused by so and so; this is not a witch hunt, it is a huge shift that has been a long time coming. No longer do people have to be ashamed or put up with harassment or assault.

But there is a lot of misinformation being dispelled, and a whole lot of misunderstanding.
What is consent? What is assault? What is  abuse versus unwanted flirting



is a show I developed while at Ohio University to bring awareness to uncommon information about assault and abuse. I delve into what happens to the brain and how it affects behavior by embodying neurochemicals as characters and breaking down 'mathematical equations' on a chalk board. SIMPLE MATH was accepted to the New York Fringe Festival this October, and I am thrilled for the opportunity to access a wider audience, gain publicity, and continue spreading awareness.

This financial support will help me pay for my director (Ben Stockman), movement/choreographer/dramaturg (Maridee Slater) scenic designer, lighting programmer, musicians, set building, rehearsal space, the fee of the fringe festival, and publicity materials, including a press agent.

I am honored to accept the challenge of pursuing grant funding with very short notice. I am hopeful that my story is universal, relevant  and vital in this current climate. While grants are challenging and by no means a guarantee, I am so grateful for my fiscal sponsor, Stuart's Opera House (Emily Prince, Education Director).

I would be so grateful for any support. I have seen first-hand the impact theater/story/narrative has on social change, thanks to my time touring with Equalogy Inc.  I hope to continue carrying this torch.

Follow my show on twitter to see relevant articles and updates: @simplemathshow  (SIMPLEMATH)
Follow on Instagram 

show website by Cassidy Hunkler!

Show dates: 10/13: 4:45pm; 10/18: 8:15pm; 10/21: 12:30pm; 10:26: 4:15pm 10/28: 7:30pm
Where: 685 Washington street, NYC

See show listing on Fringe site:
Click here for tickets and show listing on Fringe site!


  • Hope McAtee
    • $30 
    • 6 yrs


Lisa Buch
Athens, OH

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