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Friday, August 7 • 8:00pm - 9:00pm
Welcoming Monkey Chant

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with Dave Ortolano, Damian, Rachel Prairie, & Meg York

Workshop Description: Mountain Monkey Chant is an ecstatic group movement and voice ritual drawn from the Balinese Hindu ritual of Kechak. Come rhythm inspired and prepared for monkeying around at the Healers Village Workshop tent - set your inhibitions free and let yourself get carried away by the energy of this vibrant practice.


Bios:

David Ortolano:: The Founder and Executive Producer of the Boulder International Fringe Festival, David Ortolano brings together a unique sense of ritual with live performance and public events to develop new forms of ensemble practice, influence social change and create significant artistic movements in our culture. His revolutionary techniques are influenced by the Balinese Topeng and Gamelan Ensemble, Ruth Zaporah’s Action Theater, Mudra Theater, Dharma Art, Lecoq Physical Theater and a broad range of professional experience in Music, Dance, Theater and Film production. In the past 20 years he has trained and worked professionally as a Producer, Director, Teacher and Multi-Disciplined Performer in many parts of the world including Indonesia, Spain, France, and various parts of the United States and Canada.

Email: david@boulderfringe.com

Phone: 720-526-9114


 

Meg York:: Recently returned from studying Ottoman Classical and Tzgani (Romani) clarinet styles in Turkey, award winning Meg York has played music for over 30 years.  She has a Clarinet Performance Degree from the University of New Mexico, where she also honed Early Music and Flamenco skills. Comfortable with performance practices from Medieval to Avant Guard, she plays with world music masters. She is also a seasoned pit orchestra player for music theater, circus arts, and improvised movement accompaniment.  She is also Vice President of Musical Missions of Peace, a non-profit for music preservation and therapy for refugee communities, started for Iraqi populations.

Certifications: Clarinette performance degree, Music Director Evergreen Academy

Email: megaclarinoodle@gmail.com

Phone: 303-803-8321

Web Site: www.megyork.com

www.musicalmissionsofpeace.org


Friday August 7, 2015 8:00pm - 9:00pm
9 - Healer's Village

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