FYI Play Characters

FYI performances open the door to safe and engaging conversations about sexual health and sexual violence with youth audiences.

Both plays are 45 minutes in length and are performed for an audience of no more than 40 students. FYI provides resources to the adult contact to continue conversations and answer questions generated by the plays. Learn more about the plays and characters…

“Project Us”

Meet the Characters

Project US follows four friends as they discover and question how they learn and talk about sex. This play uses games and audience interaction to cultivate inquiry and dialogue about sexuality and relationships. National Sexual Health Education Standards addressed: Identity & Healthy Relationships.

Download a script excerpt from Project Us

Cady

A 16-year old lesbian raised Catholic, Cady finds conflict between the religious views she was brought up in and her personal views about sexuality.

Sarah Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Sarah Bernstein

Brandi FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Brandi Lee

Deanalis FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Deanalis Resto

Matt

Matt struggles to talk about sex with his girlfriend and turns to the audience for advice. A Chicago high school student, Matt is bombarded by outside messages about sex and must sift through the confusion to start his first successful conversation with Audre.

Rashaad Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Rashaad Hall

Alejandro FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alex Tey

Audre

A survivor of shame and fear-based sexuality education in her high school, Audre can’t shake terrifying images of STIs from her brain when she thinks about sex. She works to start an honest and accessible conversation that won’t give her nightmares later on.

Alyssa Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alyssa Vera Ramos

Deanalis FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Deanalis Resto

Elijah

Elijah has more sex than many of his peers, but still can’t talk about it. Midway through his story, he recognizes the importance of open dialogue and explores how to have better conversations in his own relationship.

Nic Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Nic Park

ICAH FYI Plays Performance Actor Jeffery

Jeffery Freelon

Alejandro FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alex Tey

“Can I Hit It”

Meet the Characters

Can I Hit It? follows four friends as they discuss how sexual violence impacts their lives and school community. This movement and game-based play leads audiences to define sexual violence and better understand what they can do to prevent it. National Sexual Health Education Standard addressed: Healthy Relationships & Personal Safety.

Download a script excerpt from Can I Hit It?

Maya

Maya’s story centers on her coming to terms with the idea that sexual violence has played a part in her life and relationship. By asking the audience for help confronting her boyfriend, Maya shifts from quiet discomfort in to being empowered to take action.

Alyssa Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alyssa Vera Ramos

Deanalis FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Deanalis Resto

Danny

An aspiring young screenwriter, Danny struggles to write a non-clichéd love scene in his new romantic comedy. He works with the audience to understand the disconnect between movie romance and real life, especially as it relates to his own queerness.

Rashaad Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Rashaad Hall

Alejandro FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alex Tey

Keri

As Keri tries to understand how to best support sexual violence survivors around her (like Maya), she begins to understand the role it plays in her personal life.

Deanalis FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Deanalis Resto

Brandi FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Brandi Lee

Sarah Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Sarah Bernstein

Shawn

Shawn tries to be a good boyfriend, but has trouble seeing the ways in which his girlfriend’s possessive behavior is unhealthy — for both of them. Technology, especially cell phones, has a huge impact on his relationship.

Alejandro FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Alex Tey

Nic Hall FYI Actor ICAH performance based Sexuality Education

Nic Park

ICAH FYI Plays Performance Actor Jeffery

Jeffery Freelon

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