2015-2016: Mexico City, Nova Scotia, Sydney, New York City!

2016-2017: STAY TUNED!

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“Powerhouse script! An insightful look at the sensitive issues of rape and the double standard that celebrates sexual activity by boys but denigrates it for girls.”

—Time Out New York

“Leading the charge to end slut shaming for good.”

—Teen Vogue

SLUT should be required reading for every educator, parent and young person.”

—Rachel Simmons, author of Odd Girl Out and The Curse of the Good Girl

If you want to understand what it means to be a girl you must see this play.”

—Leora Tanenbaum, author of I Am Not a Slut: Slut Shaming in the Age of the Internet

stopslut is a student led movement that uses cultural expression to transform rape culture




Upcoming Events

THOT on the Playground: The Real Stories of Middle School Girls

Directed by Charlotte Arnoux and written by the 11-13 year-old members of The Arts Effect All-Girl Jr. Theater Company, THOT on the Playground explores dress code dilemas, truth or dare, rape jokes at the lunch table, and the 12-year-old THOT Patrol– and dares to ask, “Why is growing breasts slutty?!” 40 minute performance followed by a 30 minute talkback with the actors and Katie Cappiello and Meg McInerney, founding directors of The Arts Effect and creators of SLUT: The Play.

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SLUT: The Play NYC

SLUT: The Play is back for its longest run in NYC! Come check out our powerhouse new cast and hang out after the performance for a Talkback and Q&A with The Arts Effect All-Girl Theater Company members, writer and director Katie Cappiello, and director Meg McInerney.

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SLUT: The Play Missoula

Missoula, MT UM Women’s, Gender, & Sexuality Studies (WGSS) Program and UM Student Advocacy Resource Council (SARC) present SLUT The Play, a one-act play written by playwright and activist Katie Cappiello and developed at The Arts Effect NYC, and innovative theatre arts school for teens in New York City. The Missoula production is directed by UM graduate Hillary Sea Bard, and is cast entirely with teen actors from local Missoula high schools.

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