Hold Me Closer: A Guide on How to Give Good Hugs

Dates and Times

Sat 10 March at 6.30pm & 8.30pm

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Presented by Camilla Borges

I want to bring the power of hugging to people. Hugging can have many positive side-effects, such as improving mental health, overall stress levels and boosting confidence. People can live such busy, isolated lives, we often forget to actually reach out and connect with each other in a meaningful physical way.  

I am here to teach people how to give a good hug. Using props and visual aids, I aim to create a safe-space where all forms of hugs are welcome. As with everything, hugs should be consensual and are only meant in this context in a platonic, non-sexual way.   

About the company

Camilla Borges is a writer and director interested in making theatre that engages with audiences in real and immediate ways and challenges them to be an active participant rather than passive observer. Their work can be described as quirky, surreal and sometimes a little weird.  

The best hugger they know is their Dad. The worst is a cat called Sparky.   

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Image Credit: (c) Phoebe Martin

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