girl project 2

LEXINGTON, Ky. (8/27/13)—The Girl Project, the Kentucky Conservatory Theatre’s arts an activism initiative, has brought 18 high school girls to together to provide a performance this weekend to promote self-esteem and confidence.

The 2012-2013 Girl Project consists of girls who attend Fayette County Public Schools who have had self-image issues and want to speak out and help other girls in their community. They worked with artists from across the nation to put together a show that will be eye opening and touching to those who come to watch.

The girls will perform an original work inspired by themes of power, history, identity, objectification and more at The Downtown Arts Center in Lexington, Ky. August 30 and 31 at 7:30 p.m. and September 1 at 2:00 p.m.

‘Through spoken word, physical expression and multimedia, The Girl Project will examine the internal and external pressures of body image that teenage girls struggle with day to day and how these pressures affect the development of their self esteem,” according to a statement from the group.

For more information about The Girl Project that will be showing this weekend, view their webpage or call 859-225-0370.

Bonnie Dailey
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 7897

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 7880

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 6610

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4194

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 25, 2015 3739

Can Sunscreen Save Your Life?

by Melissa Patrick

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10970

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 7897

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 27, 2015 6610

VIDEO: Sparks Fly Over Hanson Rezoning Issue

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 4194

Four Charged with Burglary for Entering Elderly…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 3464

Midnight Ride on Rabbit Ridge Ends in Jail

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 2703

Crime Stoppers Top Most Wanted - May 27, 2015

by Crime Stoppers
May 28, 2015 1219

Greenville Man Charged with Rockport Robbery,…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1178

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released - May…

by SurfKY News
May 27, 2015 1118

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – May 27,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
May 27, 2015 1094

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 1052

Livingston Street, Hanson Rezoning Request…

by SurfKY News
May 28, 2015 804

Teens Injured When Vehicle Crashes into Tree

by SurfKY News