May 20th 2023

Shake Shook Shaken is a monthly theater/movement workshop series produced by Julie Meckler. The series is designed for people to gently bring body awareness, allowing participants to open up, explore outside of their comfort zone, bond with each other, create and show.

Shake Shook Shaken is a dream of what a safe space could allow. A vision of a place for everybody to gather, look at each other, play and create in a non judgmental, trauma-informed way. It’s an invitation, a journey within and out, a surprise. Each workshop is unique. Julie is collaborating with a different artist for each session, letting their own questionings, studies, and interests guide what will be shared and offered. This month we’ll have special guest Anabel Hirano leading on the topic ECHO.

No prior dance or acting experience is necessary, just willingness to move and exhale. This workshop series is for anyone and everyone.

Artist Bios

Julie Meckler is a French/American multi-disciplinary performing artist. After a career in France in theater as an actress, director and educator, she reinvented herself and became a singer-songwriter. She’s been part of the Chicago music scene since 2008, and released a critically acclaimed album in 2013. She’s also a storyteller, a birth educator, a doula, a Social-Emotional-Learning Specialist and a French teacher. All of her experiences inform and nourish each workshop.

Anabel Hirano is a lifelong performer, and group facilitator. Currently, she performs with Ho Etsu Taiko, and facilitates volunteer engagement at the Nature Museum. Anabel is excited about any opportunity to connect people through music, movement, and performance.

$15 – Tickets Available at the Door

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