Episode 23: Dawn Lindberg - Vaginas validate women with the Vagina Monologue by Eve Ensler

22Apr

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EPISODE 23

Vaginas validate women with the Vagina Monologues by Eve Ensler

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Adele Green interviews Dawn Lindberg, who talks freely about how vaginas validate women in her South African production and directing of the the play Vagina Monologues. We discuss how theatre can be used to empower women and what many discuss as taboo to liberate women and teach men.

Des and Dawn is a famous singing duo in the Entertainment industry and spoke out during the apartheid era. They were recently appointed “Living Legends” by the Minister of Arts and Culture in South Africa. Dawn is half Afrikaans and half Jewish and born in Durban South Africa. She is a freelance actress and created the Naledi Theatre Awards to honour excellence in the industry in 2004, was nominated as Top Women Achiever and was a finalist in the Miss SA competition.

In the interview you will find out:

  • How the play was used to create awareness for violence against women
  • How vaginas can display the strength of women
  • How discussion what is private prevent abuse when we are secretive and shameful
  • What is the link between shame and abuse of women
  • How Vagina Monologues was expressed an a-political way with music to South Africans
  • How the play was used for fundraising nationwide
  • How the play acknowledge women speaking out
  • About acknowledging vaginas which goes against the taboo placed by religion
  • Why boys need to watch the Vagina Monologues in forming years
  • What is a feminine leader
  • Standing up for believes agains the norm
  • Using satire, humour and music as an artist to teach
  • What the big hit ‘And the seagull’s name was Nelson‘ was all about

Interviewed by:

Adele Green, Transformation Specialist Coach for women in relationship and Author of www.CanYouSeeMeNaked.com interviews feminine role models to share stories, tools and tips to support and inspire women with daily challenges on their internal journey.

 

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