The Thin Line is a One-Woman Show
about Body Image, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorders,
Followed by a discussion panel with local experts.

Written & Directed by Cathy Plourde
Produced by Add Verb Productions Arts & Education

Since 2002, Abigail has been touring nationally with The Thin Line.  In this powerful 30- minute drama, she plays four characters.
Abigail has never had an eating disorder, but she is dedicated to projects that empower women.

In Los Angeles, Abigail has performed at Sinai Temple, Harvard-Westlake, Crossroads School, the National Eating Disorders Association Conference and many others.

In New York City, Abigail has performed at Barnard College, The Dalton School, The Brearley School, Riverdale Country Day and many others.

In St. Louis, Abigail was featured as Center of Creative Arts’ 2003 Emerging Artist, as part of COCA’s Women CenterStage series. She was also featured on the air at KWMU, the St. Louis affiliate of NPR.


“You are extremely talented and equally thorough and professional.”
           - Teacher: The Young Women’s Leadership School, NYC

“I think that your artful and moving portrayal(s) allowed the students to connect with the information on a much deeper, personal level.”
          - Psychologist: Marlborough School, Los Angeles

“The performance was outstanding and captured the audience’s attention from the start.” 
          - Psychologist: Washington University in St. Louis

“The performance of The Thin Line was superb. . . The actress was sensational.”
          - Counselor: Nassacus Middle School, The Berkshires, MA

“I thought you were wonderful…The Thin Line is a ministry.”
          - Psychologist: Westminster Christian Academy, St. Louis

“Our audiences. . . responded with enthusiasm and interest as you conveyed very dramatically and convincingly the moving portrayal of a young girl with an eating disorder” 
          - Executive Director: Center of Creative Arts, St. Louis

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