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Byron Youth Theatres latest production In My Skin is raising issues of of racism and prejudice. Photo supplied.

Byron Youth Theatres latest production In My Skin is raising issues of of racism and prejudice that continue to negatively impact on the lives of all Australians. Through a youth perspective the performance looks at the consequences of racism and prejudice and how this impacts communities.

In My Skin is aimed at young people aged 14-25 years and takes the chance to examine how to promote effective behavioural change to foster understanding, acceptance and tolerance thereby creating harmonious communities.

Young people want to see positive change in the world and this is a chance to participate in that change.

In My Skin will be on at the Byron Theatre on Wednesday 21 November and the Drill Hall Theatre in Mullumbimby on Saturday 24 November at 7pm. Get your tickets on the door.


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