Over the past few years there has been talk that violence between women has been on the rise.
When Australia’s next top model constant Taylah Roberts choked competitor Ashley Pogmore over some spilled paint, Australia was forced to take notice of the growing problem of violence between young women.
Directed by Claudia Chidac, Tough Beauty is one of the first plays to be commissioned by the Casula Powerhouse.
It is a short play, followed by a question and answer with the Director, about realities of female violence and the generation of women who are resorting to speaking with their fists.
I caught up with Claudia to talk to her about the need for a play like Tough Beauty and what has inspired her.
Click here to read the Herald Sun story about Taylah Roberts and Ashley Pogmore