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Have you ever wondered how the rich and shameless work out? Katie Kopajtic invites us through the closed golden doors of a luxury New York gym club in Confessions of a Personal Trainer. With amusing tales and surprising characters, this disjointed yet insightful one-woman show radiates with honesty and humour. It’s perfect for anyone who either exercises or wants to smirk at those who do.

In a festival filled to the brim with one-woman plays, Confessions of a Personal Trainer stands out for being one of a kind.

Having been a personal trainer for a number of years, Katie certainly has many a story to tell, and she shares her experiences with warmth and openness. She’s immensely likeable and her monologues give a strong sense that she’s talking with an audience rather than at them. This whole show feels like catching up with an old friend. Katie isn’t a fan of her job (and her gym isn’t a fan of her show either), but the performance doesn’t feel catty or negative as she recounts with a smile memories of her favourite clients.

Despite this, Confessions could use polishing in places. It has a rather disordered structure to it as Katie’s transitions between different parts of her show seem too abrupt. I’d also have liked to see her go further when taking on new characters, moving between them with more speed and portraying them with more variety.

Though this may not be a ‘laugh out loud’ kind of show, Katie has arrived in Edinburgh with something unique for audiences. In a festival filled to the brim with one-woman plays, Confessions of a Personal Trainer stands out for being one of a kind. You’ll enjoy yourself and leave feeling oddly enlightened.


4th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
5th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
6th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
7th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
8th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
9th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
10th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
11th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
12th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
14th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
15th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
16th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
17th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
18th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
19th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
21st Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
22nd Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
23rd Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
24th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
25th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street
26th Aug 20173:00pmGreenside @ Infirmary Street
6 Infirmary Street

The Blurb

From New York City, Katie Kopajtic makes her international debut. She’s always had a love/hate relationship with personal training thanks to the entitled, bratty, bitchy, f*cking insane, totally helpless, utterly incapable clients who have stolen her heart. This show is a behind the scenes look at the luxury fitness world and the unconventional relationships that blossom within it.

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Twitter
@katiekop
Company Type
Semi-professional company
No. of Performers
3


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