April 28, 2019 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Release Studios
1201 Santa Fe Drive #Ste. D
Colorado 80204
Melinda Cary

Welcome to Pattern Disruption
A Shamanic Journey through Performative Practices
Hosted by the Shamanic Dolls

What would it feel like to INTERRUPT the pattern, RE-DEFINE your own embodiment, and SHINE your light on something the world would have you hide away?
We believe in the creative process as a healing modality. We believe that by healing yourself and sharing your journey, you can heal others.

This workshop is designed for people inspired to shine their truth brightly and give voice to the intuitive.

The intention of this workshop it to ARM you with lasting tools, techniques, and practices that will enable you to powerfully CRAFT your ritual performance and ACTIVATE your unique performative signature.

* Discover your cellular wisdom and excavate your unique interior archetypes
• Invent and refine a potent one-of-a-kind character
• Perform a ritual theater piece as your character
• Co-create and present an immersive theater experience other embodied light beings!

• Dance forms-inspired by spatial relativity, modern, ballet, and various indigenous styles
• Somatic studies/ Bio-mechanics
• Butoh and ritual based performative practices
• Acting techniques such as substitutions, anchoring, tactics, Laban techniques, Hagen,and more!
• Journaling assignments to develop character inner and outer realms
• Ritual craft and sacred object activation

6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Sundays and some Wednesdays
with a Sat. Sun. performance in May

Week 1: Sunday, April 7
Week 2: Sunday,April 14
No class (Easter)
Week 3: Wednesday, April 24
Week 4: Sunday, April 28th
Week 5: Sunday, May 5
Week 6: Sunday, May 22

Tech Week:
Wednesday, May 15
Thursday, May 16
Dress rehearsal: Friday May 17

Student Showcase:
Evening Saturday May 18 (Full Moon)
Sunday Matinee: Sunday May 19th
Venue TBA

Release Studios
1201 Santa Fe Dr, Suite D
Denver, Colorado
(303) 927-0555

This is a special performance event and is the ritual activation of the workshop and is open to the public. The show will feature all workshop participants in a collaborative immersive ritual theater piece crafted inside of the workshop. More details on the events to come.

$440 for entire workshop-
•Includes 18 hours of master level acting and performance training
•Weekly Ritual and deep healing journey
•One-on-one directorial consultation (1 hour)
•Character development workbook and guided journaling exercises
•Ritual craft materials and workshop
•Performance opportunity for your developed work, hosted and promoted by the Shamanic Dolls
*Payment plan available.

(Scholarships available for individuals with technical and organizational skills willing to support on the performance event and/or organization by appliction)

Shamanic Dolls is an interactive theater company devoted to the expansion of consciousness through ritual, activism, sacred comedy, political-burlesque, and embodiment of the divine. Our collaborative approach allows us to offer a powerful platform for artists to explore relevant topics in a unique and compelling way.

Melinda Cary~ (Cybele de BlondeLoch) has a BA in Musical Theater. She is a playwright, director, & performer and has had her original work produced in Denver, NYC, LA, Northern California, Colorado, India, Europe and major festivals across the US and abroad. Melinda has been creating performance art since 2001.

Maria Flegas~ (Earthaerial Kartwheel/ The Mercury Doll) is a dancer, therapist, Butoh artist, and professor. Maria has a master’s degree in dance therapy. She teaches somatic studies and modern dance at several Universities, including CU Boulder. She has performed internationally as a dancer. Recently she returned from Palestine where she taught dance and freedom of expression as part of the “Dance For Peace” project.

After purchasing your course package, please send an email to info@shamanicdolls.com with the subject: PATTERN DISRUPTION that includes your name, phone number, best times to connect, and anything you’d like to share with us about your goals and desires for your experience.

We look forward to stepping into ritual space with you, and collectively curating something DIVINE! We hope that this workshop is just the beginning.

Release Studio is a gathering space focused on community, art, music and conscious living in the Santa Fe Arts District in Denver, Colorado. We offer unique experiences to encourage physical health and spiritual and mental well being in a fun community driven environment.Some of our offerings include yoga, flow and music classes; guided meditation; spiritual and educational workshops; and social gatherings.