Collarbone by Stephanie Christensen (12-15 min) Dramatic
Rosanella Moretti grew up with a love of food, especially because of its strong connection to her Italian roots. But with the words of her older brother haunting her, Rosanella shuns her own skin and develops an eating disorder. She diminishes her own self-worth to the visibility of her collarbones. This Dramatic explores the impact that words can have on someone, especially words coming from family. Full of honesty, this script demonstrates how bullying can double down on one’s negative self-perceptions, and exposes the pressures that the world puts on women to be skinny, even at a young age.