We need more of “The Outrage”

The Outrage is an educational theatre performance piece that addresses the topics of teen dating violence and sexual assault. Eight high school performers present current statistical information and depict realistic dating violence situations. After the performance, the actors answer questions from the audience.

This is wonderful! Teens talking to other teens about some rather challenging topics. One of the most challenging aspects of addressing dating violence is providing accessible information to youth. We know that youth aren’t necessarily coming to supportive adults with questions and concerns about healthy/unhealthy relationships. They go to each other. Performances, such as this one, are wonderful ways of starting conversations and dispelling myths around dating violence.

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