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Half and Half Saturday Facilitated by Internationally Renowned Teacher Mo Levy!

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The organizers of the DCPP are pleased to announce that Maureen Levy (Mo Levy) will serve as the special guest facilitator of the upcoming Half & Half Writers Workshop. Ms. Levy hails from Dublin, Ireland and has gained international recognition and acclaim for her writing workshops, storytelling performances, and informational lectures on the art, politics and poetics of improvisation.

Ms. Levy focuses on the art of improvisation and storytelling to aid individuals discover their “Shadow Side.” This philosophical tenet is based on her belief that writers and poets need to move beyond their comfort zones and explore “Secret” places (through storytelling) to foster creativity and innovation in the writing process.

Ms. Levy has studied the Stanislavsky Method (acting) and Theatre of the Oppressed techniques with Augusto and Julio Boal. She has also participated in Theatre Forum Ireland and has worked with improvisational guru Keith Johnstone. Mr. Johnstone is a leading proponent of the use of improvisational comedy to assist writers and other artists maximize their creative talents.

Ms. Levy has shared her expertise throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland and Wales. In her spare time, she enjoys eating Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with her morbidly obese dachshund, Lucy. More about Ms. Levy here .

The DCPP Presents Mo Levy!

More than anything she enjoys finding the truth in comedy and the Half and Half Writers Workshop will focus on confessions and storytelling.



No rights, no wrongs, just lessons…
– Ise Lyfe
The semi-structured writers workshop will meet from 10:30am - 11:45am and be facilitated by DCPP organizers, members and other special guests.
Open Mic Poetry Reading
Metaphorically Screaming!
The open mic for all begins at 12:00 p.m. The doors and sign-up lists open promptly at 11:45 am. So please come to share or just to listen and have fun! Poems may be on any subject, and you may read more than one, but we ask that you keep your time on the mic to three minutes. The open mic will go for as long as we have participants or until 1:30pm. The program will regularly feature local, regional and national poets.
You may come to both or choose the portion
that best suits your needs.
"Half and Half" Reviews!
"First time reading, very warm and inviting group. I was in a great mood all day. I look forward to next month"
"It was a great meet up, I can't wait for the next one. =) In the meantime, peace, love, and poetry lol"
"The Half and Half Meetup was crazy sick! Omg! These poets are truly on fire! From rhythmic sounds of poetic syncopation to the calming and grounding words of prose.....I can't get enough! Oh, and hats off to our facilitators.... fabulous job!"
"The wisdom, the eloquence, the magic, the creativity, the revelations, the strength, the vulnerability, the emotions, the courage, the gifts given from above, the existential moments, the power, and the bonding of kindred spirits that met today was beyond belief!"
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