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#HealMeToo Festival Presents: A Bad Night

SPECIAL EVENT ON:

Thursday 4/4 at 7pm

$10 ADVANCE TIX!

$15 AT THE DOOR

Playwrights Nicole Pandolfo and Amy E. Witting will present a reading of their documentary play about acquaintance rape and consent, based on interviews with survivors, detectives, attorneys and others.

This performance will be followed by an expert talkback on prevention, consent, and Restorative Justice, led by Leah Reddy, with Amanda Burden, who oversees prevention educational programming and community outreach at New York City’s Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program, and Christina Ortiz, Senior Prevention Coordinator with the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault.

Content warning: Frank descriptions of assault and injustice.

A BAD NIGHT

By Nicole Pandolfo & Amy E. Witting

Directed by Annika Boras

CAST

Aigner Mizzelle: DARIA  

Amy E. Witting: JANE

Alice Kremelberg: KATE

Mickey Solis: OREN

Jamie Heinlein: PAM

Gamal ElSawah: ROBERTO

PANEL

Leah Reddy - Facilitator

Amy E. Witting - Playwright/Rape Survivor/Actor

Nicole Pandolfo - Playwright

Amanda Burden - Outreach & Training Program Supervisor, Mount Sinai Sexual Assault & Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program

Christina Ortiz - Senior Prevention Coordinator, NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault

Experienced volunteers will be available at this event to help survivors connect with support.

Amanda Burden (she/hers) is a passionate New York City-based anti-oppression advocate, power-based personal violence preventionist and community organizer. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and has served leadership roles at several local and international agencies as a youth educator, peer supervisor, phone crisis counselor, emergency department survivor advocate and technical trainer. In the prevention field, she has been an invited guest lecturer, panelist and moderator at NYC-based higher educational institutions and community based organizations addressing the topics of power-based personal violence, youth mental health first aid and structural oppression in community spaces. Burden currently oversees primary prevention educational programming and community outreach at New York City’s Mount Sinai Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention (SAVI) Program (@mountsinaisavi on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook). In her spare time composes and performs music, provides vocals for commercial jingles and writes.