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Ascent - An Epic Myth Telling of Psyche & Eros

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What's YOUR life got to do with an Ancient Greek love story..? 

Come find out, while experiencing the unique magic of being swept into an adult myth telling of Psyche and Eros (a 3000-year-old love story surprisingly alive in our own lives today…). 

Powerfully relevant for both women and men - anticipate your own wonder door being opened to love, lust, beauty, cruelty, god houses and goddess gardens, great trials and tribulations - conjured through an intimate and authentic sharing of story in the way our ancestors did for millennia.

Luminous, vulnerable, unplugged, and without blockbuster CGI but instead the deep soul nourishment and profound alchemy of: voice to ear, imagination to imagination, heart to heart… 

Numbers are intentionally being kept limited for you to experience the intimate beauty of this ONE-NIGHT only telling.

About Your Storyteller…

Melaina Faranda is a graduate of Emerson College’s Storytelling Beyond Words and has additionally trained in person with Dr Martin Shaw, Dr Sharon Blackie, Dr Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Ashley Ramsden, Shonaleigh Cumbers, Hugh Lupton, and many other storytelling luminaries.

A ceremonialist with a love of the mythopoetic and magic, she has created and facilitated events centred around the mythic and sacred feminine for decades, and is also a teacher of creative writing and author of over fifty internationally published books.

What People Say About Ascent - An Epic Myth Telling of Psyche and Eros…

'Absolutely mesmerising', Michelle

‘Melaina Faranda captivates the audience with a divine feminine presence and her signature wordsmithery, weaving a tale as ancient as it is new. Interactive, mesmerising, provocative and playful, the invitation is clear, to discover both our own god/goddess nature through the lens of our mortal humanity.’ Elizabeth

‘A compelling and intimate storytelling. I loved it.’ Susan

‘I relived the night over and over, giving thanks to the universe for having had the experience. I could not hear a pin drop all the way through your performance. I think that speaks volumes for everyone being enthralled. You were born to be a storyteller…  I can't tell you enough how wonderful you were!’ Denise

‘Generous talented gorgeous Goddess! The riches transmitted will reverberate with me for some time. Important work in the world' - Jenni 

 'I felt that we were all in the story. Everyone was riveted. It was brilliant and Melaina told it so beautifully... we all loved it.' Sue

‘Last night was Wonderful. You are such a Gift to the World. My heart fills with Joy knowing you’re following the path that sings to your Soul. Full power to you!’ Bronwyn.

‘A million thank you’s for such a Beautiful evening… it’s a treasure in my heart… You are a gift.’

‘I was sooooo taken by your expression and ability to take me further into my visions as you allowed space for my imagination within this incredible love story. You are a complete natural storyteller, Melaina Faranda, writing your own and retelling the old. Thank you for this experience, full of sacredness, connection, and joy.’ Chrissy

I just wanted to Thank YOU for your story. I was thrilled and enchanted from beginning to end. You are fabulous. My dear mum loved it too. She is familiar with all those god and goddess stories and was captivated. Bravo’ Georgie 

‘So beautiful - truly a special experience that touched my heart.’ Kim 

‘I just wanted to thank you for last night’s experience… you have a unique talent for storytelling and I am sure you can be part of a resurgence of this wonderful craft… you did a fantastic job…’ Nigel

Join us at the Mary Potter Community Center

Tuesday 14th Nov 6:45pm (for a 7pm sharp start)

Chai and sweet treats available

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