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Heavy (Mayworks Halifax Festival)


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Gain 100 pounds, then lose that 100 pounds in six months.

Body shaming, self loathing, eating disorders, and parenting as an obese Dad are part of his fight on the journey to self love, body positivity, and becoming a superhero Dad.

Written/ Performed by Taylor Olson
Directed by Sansom Marchand

Admission: $10
or $15 if paired with It's A Girl! (Mayworks Halifax Festival).

*NOTE: A sign language interpreter will be present during the May 6th, 4pm performance.

Taylor Olson: Since finishing the Dalhousie Acting Program in 2014, Taylor has worked locally on film and stage. He is one half of Afro Viking Pictures and part of Interwoven Theatre Collective. A multiple ACTRA award nominee, select screen credits include: Pure, Mr. D (CBC), Halloween Party, Hopeless Romantic (Northeast Films), Black Cop (Blac Op Films), Ariyah & Tristan’s Inevitable Break Up, Hustle & Heart (Afro-Viking Pictures), You Ruined Our Life!, Your Money or Your Wife (Shut Up and Deal), Haven (Syfy), Sex & Violence (Emotion Pictures). Selected theatre credits: Redfish (HTYP/ Boom Boom Pow), For the Taking (Festival Antigonish), David for Queen, Two in the Coop (HTYP), and Catherine Bank’s Bone Cage (Matchstick Theatre).

Visit www.mayworkshalifax.ca for all event details.