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Greensboro, NC: It stops here: student written play about sexual assault

GC Theatre: “It Stops Here,” 7:30 p.m.

GC Theatre presents “It Stops Here,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 3-5, and 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 5-6, in Gail Brower Huggins Performance Center, Odell Building.

The 1-hour play, written and directed by senior Theatre Education major Michaela Richards, features vignettes concerning sexual assaults on college campuses today. Personal accounts, scenes, and a game show will be some of the techniques used to present information about this important topic. Humor will be interspersed throughout the piece.  Caution: this play contains information about sexual assault and violence that may be triggering to survivors.

Admission: $10 adults, $8 students/seniors. All prices include sales tax. Reserve tickets beginning Aug. 24 by calling 336-272-7102, 5242, or emailing tickets@greensboro.edu.

Information:
David Schram, Jefferson Pilot Professor of Theatre and Founding Dean, School of the Arts
336-272-7102, ext. 5243
schramd@greensboro.edu

APEX Phoenix, AZ: Skills: Communication and Negotiation

The APEX 101 series is an introduction to specific skills. Come learn the basics of these skills. These classes are for beginners, those new to a particular kind of play, or someone wanting a ‘sampling’ of the possibilities and intended to make you comfortable with the general premise of the chosen fetish. Keep your eyes open for the APEX 202 class on your favorite subjects!

The APEX 101 series is designed to be a fun and interactive environment. You will get an overview of the evening, and then you can spend your time learning about the things you are interested in! This is an opportunity to ask questions, see up close how things work and in some cases even try those things!
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Lifestyle folks sometimes seem to speak another language. What works in the vanilla world is sometimes demonized in the the lifestyle. Before you know it someone thinks you are disrespectful or predatory when you were just trying to say “hello”. How do you approach people? How do you ask someone to play? How do you effectively negotiate when you don’t have years of experience? Learn some tools to help you navigate the lifestyle language to include: How to approach someone and introduce yourself, avoiding the landmines of negotiation, a working vocabulary of the BDSM alphabet soup, and other effective communication tools.

You will get to see some role played negotiations for some real-life models to help you with the vocabulary to communicate boundaries/limits/wants. You will also get some real-world information on the different ways a negotiation can be structured so you can choose the method most comfortable for you.

OPEN TO ALL APEX MEMBERS

$6 for Pay Per Event Members, FREE for All Access Members