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An evening-length dance by Miguel Gutierrez and the Powerful People exploring embodied philosophy, neurology, improvisation and ghosts.
399 backers pledged $21,674 to help bring this project to life.

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THANK YOU

Hello Friends!

Our Kickstarter Campaign has finally come to an end, and as you all know, WE REACHED OUR GOAL OF $20,000. Actually, we flew PAST our goal, and with 399 backers we made it to $21,674!!!!!!!!!! With your support we will be able to make our new piece - And lose the name of action - the best it can be!

I am so grateful to all of the people who donated, spread the word about our Kickstarter, and offered us support and encouragement throughout the Campaign. You have no idea how much this bolsters my enthusiasm to work on the new MGPP piece. I feel like I have 399 guardian angels saying "GO GO GO!" This is thrilling!!!! 

What happens now?

JOIN OUR MAILING LIST! If you aren't already on the MGPP mailing list, shoot us an email to miguel@miguelgutierrez.org so that you get the latest updates on what we are up to!

We will make sure that those of you who requested Rewards get them! More info on that will be coming your way soon.

MGPP will be working hard over the next month on our new piece!

GET YOUR TICKETS AND COME SEE OUR NEW PIECE! Click on the following links to get your tickets. Get them soon because shows are already selling out in some places!

Come to our WORLD PREMIERE in Minneapolis at the Walker Art Center September 19-22, 2012!!!

Come to our European premiere in Bergen, Norway October 19 and 20, 2012!!

Come see our show in Burlington, VT at the Flynn Center for the Performing Arts November 8 and 9, 2012!!

Come to our NYC premiere in BAM Next Wave Festival December 4-8, 2012!!!

Come see our show in Chicago at the MCA January 31-Feb 3, 2013!!!!

Come see our shows on our West Coast premiere at Seattle's On the Boards May 2-5, 2013!!!

Plan ahead and come to PICA's TBA Festival in 2013 to see our show there!!!!

It has been an incredible and exciting Campaign, and we look forward to seeing you soon in the audience of our new show!!!!!!!

Thank you so much for your support and for making out Kickstarter Campaign a HUGE success!!!!

xoxo

Miguel

WE DID IT!!!! YOU DID IT!!!!!! NOW WE ARE REALLY GONNA DO IT!!!!

DEAR FRIENDS!!!!!

I am beyond thrilled to announce that we have SURPASSED our Kickstarter Goal of $20,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This is absolutely extraordinary. This is more money than we have EVER raised from individual donations. I am blown away by the support from the friends and supporters of MGPP.

I feel fortunate and grateful in ways that words can barely describe. I am so very moved by the immense rallying of energy and dedication from all of our backers.

And I am thrilled to now finish this exciting new piece. I know it's going to be amazing.

Check out our little thank you video from MGPP below!!!!

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU

xoxoxoxo
Miguel

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THE FINAL STRETCH!!!!!

Dear Friends!

We are now in the final stretch of our Kickstarter Campaign. We only have THREE MORE DAYS to make our goal of $20,000. With the incredible support of 270 backers, we have made it to $15,472. I am floored. This is the most money we have ever raised from individual donations for anything, ever.

But as you know, if we don’t make it to $20,000, we don’t get ANY of the pledges that our backers have made, and that just can’t happen!

I am so humbled and amazed to have the support of so many wonderful people from all over the world. It heartens me because I believe in bringing my work to the people. Along with my extraordinary team, we have worked very hard to get the work in front of as many different eyes in as many places as possible. I have been extraordinarily privileged to bring my work to almost every corner of the globe. In my travels I have met so many incredible people who want to have their world honored, challenged, rocked, and expanded.

This is what I believe the new MGPP piece – And lose the name of action – will do. This piece has taken me on an incredible personal and artistic journey over the past three years. It has been an honor to pour so much energy into such an incredible project, and now we’re almost finished with making it. But we can only finish with your support! Now that we’re almost at the end of our campaign, we really need your support to help us reach our goal so that we can make this the best piece possible!

ANY AMOUNT OF SUPPORT WILL HELP. We have pledges that range from $1 to $750. And it really only takes just a minute of your time! If you have been waiting to make your donation, NOW IS THE TIME! And if you have already given to our campaign, please consider increasing your pledge amount. And everyone can help by spreading the word and sharing the campaign with anyone you think might be interested. 

I am including a short rehearsal video from our new piece here of a duet between Ishmael Houston-Jones and me. I love this video not only because I'm dancing with one of my favorite dancers and performers EVER, but because it shows everyone in the piece working on material for the piece. It gives you a little insight into the magical world I have been lucky to be a part of while making this show. Enjoy!

Thank you for taking the time to check this out and I hope you have a wonderful week.

xo
Miguel

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HUMPDAY RAP WITH DJ STACHE AND WHITEY MCSUNBLOCK

YO!

214 BACKERS, $12,495 PLEDGED, AND 9 DAYS TO GO. YO. WHOA.

CHECK OUT THIS NEW RAP WE JUST LAID DOWN TO PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE!

THIS RAP IS TIGHT.

SO IS OUR TIMEFRAME.

EVERYTHING'S TIGHT.

TONIGHT.

PLEASE HELP US OUT. WE'RE GETTING SO CLOSE.

THANK YOU

DJ STACHE AND WHITEY MC SUNBLOCK

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