This is a reminder that the Workshop on Sufi-Shamanic Performing Arts and Rituals is only a few days away! Spaces are limited, and this is going to be an event you don’t want to miss! Geared to all levels, come out and learn about the art of Sufi-Shamanic performance, taught by esteemed teacher and choreographer Sashar Zarif.
See event details below, and check out the facebook event at http://www.facebook.com/events/411136525588190/
July 21st, 2012
This workshop will provide an introduction into the rituals of Sufi and Shamanic dance traditions. Participants will explore Iranian, Azeri, Uzbek, Turkmen, Tajik, and Western Mongolian performance practices, and will be taught choreography based on dynamic postural movements that stem from cultural body language and gestures. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of Sufi and Shamanic dance rituals, and will develop skills in which they can incorporate into their own daily practices.
INTEGRATION OF WORDS, MUSIC, AND DANCE IN PERFORMANCE
July 22nd, 2012
Participants will explore new hybrid movements, developed from a fusion of traditional and contemporary approaches of Eastern cultures. Particular focus will be on the Time Arts Integrated trio ensemble from the East; poetry, music and dance.
DANCE LEVEL: All (Participants will be taught the fundamentals with options to increase the level of difficulty based on dance experience)
LOCATION: Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street, Toronto, ON (Cabbagetown)
COST: $45/day or $80/ both days.
Space is limited! To reserve a spot, please mail a cheque to:
476 Parliament Street, 2nd Floor
Please make cheques payable to: Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre.
Dress in comfortable and light clothing that will allow you to move freely, and bring water and/or snacks if desired. Participants will be given a short break during both workshops.
For more information, or if you would like to reserve a spot but would prefer to make your payment on the day of the workshop, please contact: email@example.com or call 416-504-6429 ext. 24.
We hope to see you there!
For the official event poster click HERE