Improv Shaman

The transformative journey of Divine play

by Keli Semelsberger

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Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/19/2021

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781982268596
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 108
ISBN : 9781982268602

About the Book

Improv comedy is known as a challenging comedic performance art, which Keli has been teaching, directing and performing for over a quarter of a century. As Keli expanded her world view by traveling to sacred places and training with master spiritual teachers, she came to understand that improv was not just her art and her job, it was her medicine. Not only was it her practice to sooth her own soul, but it was the way in which she, has been able to be a "hollow bone" and let the healing energy of Divine play move through her and transform the lives of her students. This book is her love letter to improv, and to all the brave souls willing to live in the moment, to accept themselves and others as they are, and to co create with the world by saying YES, and.....

About the Author

Keli has spent the last 26 years teaching, directing and performing live improv comedy. She began her improv career learning from the masters in Chicago, and brought the art form to Charlotte in 2001, when she founded the award-winning Charlotte Comedy Theater. She has traveled extensively in her quest to learn different culture’s shamanistic healing modalities as a Reiki Master, energy medicine, & metaphysical science practitioner. Keli is also a committed human rights activist, grandmother, Army veteran, white water raft guide and nature lover. She is a founding member, and on the Board of Directors of Charlotte’s Visual and Performing Arts Center. She can usually be found on stage at CCT or doing ceremony near water in some obscure and mysterious location.