One-man show addresses steroid use, male body image

TOWSON, Md. (Oct. 24, 2006)—On Thursday, Oct. 26, Michael Feldman will star in MuscleBound, a one-man show, at the Main Stage Theatre in Center for the Arts from 7–9 p.m.  Admission is free.

MuscleBound is a one-man show starring Michael Feldman.  The show is about three men who alter their bodies over a one-year period to change their ppearances. 

MuscleBound covers issues concerning body image and eating disorders in both straight and gay men. The show is combined with an original film documentary featuring interviews with men sharing what they secretly think about their bodies. It also covers steroid and supplement abuse, male eating disorders, and muscle dysmorphia, a disease where muscular men exercise excessively because they believe that they aren’t big enough.  The program will also include a 30-minute panel discussion with health care providers from the Center for Easting Disorders at Sheppard Pratt, Michael Feldman, and MuscleBound’s director, Adam Laupus.

MuscleBound will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2006 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the Main Stage in the Fine Arts Building.  For more information, contact the Counseling Center at (410) 704-2512.

Sponsored by the Counseling Center; Theatre Department; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Committee/Center for Student Diversity; Dowell Health Center; Housing & Residence Life; Hillel; Campus Recreation Services and the Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt.





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