When was the last time you went to a festival and woke up feeling amazing the next day? That’s what Divine Circus is all about.
Imagine joining the Cirque du Soleil for a night. You are surrounded by music and colour; movement and song but instead of rehearsed precision and staid performance, you are free to play.
Step in the world of dance, drums, music and voice in Sydney on May 22nd.
Upon entry to the ‘big tent’, you will be welcomed with a crystal bowl sound healing session, followed by a dance journey, drumming experience and spontaneous kirtan (free-style chanting) in a wild, celebratory musical performance by Alana Fairchild, Dan Preston, Barry Zworestine, Campbell Wilson and Dale Nougher. The evening will conclude with an uplifting set by DJ Mark Kundalini.
The audience is free to observe or participate. There will be plenty of room for people to sit down and enjoy the show or, alternatively, get up and move in any which way they desire.
Divine Circus is the brainchild of Natalie Southgate from Chakradance and Alana Fairchild from The Shakti Temple.
The pair, who has been working as music and dance therapists for the past ten years, decided to create an entirely new festival experience.
“Rather than a formal healing setting, we wanted to create something dedicated purely to fun and creative expression,” said Fairchild. “Divine Circus is like a cross between a sacred healing space and a nightclub. It will provide a unique opportunity to release stress, gain energy and express yourself in an environment without judgement.”
The May 22nd ‘Gaia’ event is the first in a series of events to be held at the Paddington Uniting Church. Upcoming events include ‘Shakti’ on July 17th, ‘FireDrum’ on September 25th and ‘Breathing Light’ on December 18th.
Divine Circus will take place on Tuesday May 22nd, 2012 from 7-10pm, $75 per person
Paddington Uniting Church, 395 Oxford St, Paddington
Tickets can be booked by clicking here.