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‘THAT KIND OF GIRL' AND ‘GRETEL' AT CLARICE SMITH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER BY RAMONA HARPER

R to L: Anna Lynch, Natalie Piegari, Emma Lou Hebert, Korinn Walfall, and Rebecca Ballinger. Photo by Lydia Francis; photo courtesy DC Metro Theater Arts.

by Ramona Harper, DC Metro Theater Arts

That Kind of Girl

That Kind of Girl delves deeply below the emotional surface in an innovative stream of creative consciousness that examines gender equality as it flows vignette to vignette in an eclectic collage of personal stories filled with pathos, pride, wit and wisdom. “Vulnerable, visceral and vaginal” self-define That Kind of Girl as it brilliantly explores the contemporary female experience in Second Season’s inaugural performance of the University of Maryland School of Theatre, Dance and Performance Studies. Explicit sexual banter and in-your-face sexiness are a flirty tease as the ensemble of five young women greet the audience clad only in bra and panty following Rebecca Ballinger (Becca) defiantly proud opening line, “I love sex.” Was That Kind of Girl going to be a reprise of Sex and the City reruns or a second take on Blurred Lines?

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Date of Publication: 
9/22/13