#HealMeToo Podcast

Throughout the #HealMeToo Festival, Founder & Artistic Director Hope Singsen conducted live podcast interviews with experts on healing the impacts of gendered oppression and sexual violence. We hope you’ll enjoy the following excerpts, as we edit the interviews for the upcoming inaugural season of The #HealMeToo Podcast, supported by The New York Women’s Foundationto premiere later this spring!


Excerpts from Episode #1

Renowned Artist/Activist Emma Sulkowicz of Mattress Performance (Carry That Weight) at Columbia University 2014-15 on that project and Activism as a Mode of Healing

Recorded live at the #HealMeToo Festival on March 29, 2019. See event details

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Excerpts from Episode #2

Tony-Winner Tonya Pinkins & Lindsay Lederman, Clinical Director of The Art Therapy Project, on Healing Through the Arts

Recorded live at the #HealMeToo Festival on April 1, 2019. See event details

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Excerpts from Episode #3

Survivor Advocates Amanda Burden, Nastia Gorodilova & Eric McGriff on Working to Heal the Culture

These amazing representatives of okayso.co & Mt. Sinai’s SAVI Program, the NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault, and the Crime Victims Treatment Center, respectively were recorded live at the #HealMeToo Festival on April 10, 2019. See event details

Excerpts from Episode #4

Executive Producer of The Moth, Sarah Austin Jenness & Playwright Katie Cappiello on Personal Storytelling & Healing

Recorded live at the #HealMeToo Festival on April 11, 2019. See event details

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Excerpts from Episode #5

Special Episode: #TheatreToo Panel Discussion Convened by Let Us Work

Panel moderators: Rachel Dart & Stephanie Swirsky, co-founders of nonprofit advocacy org, Let Us Work. Panelists: Hope Chavez, Creative Producer & Programs Manager at A.R.T./New York, Yvette Heyliger, playwright, producing artist & activist, Aimee Todoroff, playwright & Artistic Director, Elephant Run District.

Recorded live at the #HealMeToo Festival on April 3, 2019. See event details