Brandon is stunned when he finally discovers who photographed the incident.We learn from his brother the various reasons why a bystander might choose not to intervene in this situation or a similar one.
Overall, the show was moving and impactful; Tim encouraged all of us to consider the ways in which we contribute to “rape culture” and the normalization of violence toward all people, women in particular. “Tim’s dynamic performance was not only appropriate for our range of ages (gr 7-12), but also engaging enough so that all ages were able to access the material in meaningful ways!
” Recent/Upcoming performance dates: December 2- St. Charles, MO December 15- Waterloo, IL January 2- NHC, St. Louis, MO February 6- WA Wettle Elementary School, Vernon, NY February 7- JD George Elementary School, Verona, NY “Tim Collins inhabits performance brilliantly, getting right down to the truth-telling about critical social issues.
Leland & Gray’s counseling department worked with Anna Mullaney of the Women’s Freedom Center to organize a series of discussions with faculty and students before and after the performance.
Advisors stepped up to prepare students for this topic as well as debrief in groups after the fact.
These include fear of getting harmed or made fun of, insecurity about what exactly they should do to help and the belief that someone else will help instead.