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Vanessa German
Vanessa German

Written by and starring Vanessa German
Directed by Ashley Southers
May 18th, 2021

A love poem for strange Black Girls, fat Black Girls, Winged Black Girls, the Missing Black Girls, the Black Girls who rode skateboards to school, Black Girls whose eyebrows were never on Fleek, Black Girls who dig aloneness and Black Girls who do magic.

Our production of hypersensitive is a world premiere featuring multidisciplinary artist Vanessa German as playwright and performer.

This production was presented outdoors on Tuesday, May 18th, on Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s mobile stage at Flagstaff Hill in Schenley Park, as part of PBT’s Open Air: A Series in Celebration of the Performing ArtsView the PDF program here. You can donate now to support our new season.