Patrick Welage

Cincinnati, OH

Artist Bio:

Patrick Murphy Welage, a retired professor of Theology, Philosophy, and Theatre Arts, has been a Certified Laughter Yoga Teacher for 14 years, teaching in Ireland, Italy, India, Thailand, Ghana, Zambia, South Africa, the Caribbean , Australia, and all over the United States! ┬áHe also gives workshops on “Forgiveness: The Healing of Memories” and “Addiction and Responsibility,” and he currently facilitates two Men’s Circles in the Cincinnati area. Patrick is actively teaching, laughing, and teaching how to laugh at every festival event we have put on and has been involved in our opening ceremonies as well. Patrick is very dear to the EP family and all of those in our community who are lucky enough to call him friend.