This play is featured in the Conversations for Change activity “Fresh Eyes.” Students are studying an alien culture and finding it hard going! These ‘humans’ just don’t make a lot of sense — why do seemingly intelligent beings restrict their food intake and do such bizarre things to their bodies?
2010 rethink theatre challenge
- Why do you think the writers have used “aliens” in this script?
- How does looking at our society through an alien’s eyes make us think about our culture, beliefs and behaviours?
- What main themes is this script trying to re-educate about?
- How might you support a healthier body image culture at your school/ amongst your peers?