ANAD Presents

This Is My Brave - The Show

A community event celebrating the healing stories of the eating disorder recovery community while breaking the isolating silence of eating disorders.

Date: February 27, 2024

Time: 7:00 PM CT

Location: McCormick Auditorium at Northwestern University
1999 Campus Dr, Evanston, IL 60208

And live streaming online!

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About the Event

ANAD Presents This Is My Brave – The Show will be live on stage at Northwestern University and streaming online for a national audience during Eating Disorders Awareness Week. This event will feature a cast of 21 individuals sharing their lived experience with an eating disorder through song, dance, poem, spoken story, and more!

ANAD is excited to partner with This Is My Brave to empower individuals to put their names and faces on their personal stories of healing from eating disorders in order to inspire others to speak openly about their experiences as well. Learn more about This Is My Brave and their work by visiting

Purchase Tickets

Join us for what promises to be a life-changing evening of hope, healing, and community!

The production takes place live at Northwestern University but will also stream live online for a virtual audience! Secure your in-person or virtual access tickets now using the link below and help us celebrate and amplify the voices of the eating disorder recovery community!

All virtual attendees will receive a link prior to the event. 

Enter Raffle

Enter to win a one-hour virtual interview with a featured cast member of a Broadway productionThe winner will be announced at the end of intermission but you don’t have to be present to win.

Every $8 ticket sold can change a life! That’s how much it costs us to connect an ANAD Helpline caller to a supportive volunteer, then put together a customized treatment referral based on their needs. 

Online raffle ticket sales close February 26th at 11:59pm CT.

Thank you to our sponsors!

FAQs about This Is My Brave

No, seats are first come, first serve. We recommend arriving early to get the best seats and to check out our silent auction and expo areas!

Please see the parking map here. We recommend parking in lots 214 or 215, which are closest to Norris University Center where the auditorium is located. Parking is free in these lots after 4:00 PM.

Purchase your virtual access ticket here. We will send out a link to the live stream closer to the event. 

The show will run for approximately 2 hours with a 20 minute break in the middle. 

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