March 10, 2023   by Lizzie Hyman for PEOPLE

“Centered in humor, brutal honesty and healing, How to Defend Yourself is a play that explores what we want and how we can ask for it.” Co-directors Liliana Padilla, Rachel Chavkin, and Steph Paul talk creating the play and how it speaks to survivors.

In thinking about the message the play will send, Padilla is brought back to a quote from one of their professors at UC San Diego: “Every play you write liberates another part of you in the map of yourself.”

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Categories: 2022/23 Season and Artist Interviews. Tags: How To Defend Yourself, Liliana Padilla, Rachel Chavkin, and Steph Paul.