Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 3, 2011.


Amy Seiwert's Imagery to present 4 WORLD PREMIERES at Z Space, 7/22-24. This Kickstarter will employ 8 dancers for one week of work.

Amy Seiwert's Imagery forwards its mission --- to foster innovation in ballet.   By experimenting from a classical base, Imagery will present four world premieres July 22-24 at Z Space in San Francisco.

Your tax deductible donation goes specifically towards paying dancers for their rehearsal and performance time.  $4000 is our budget for paying dancers for one week of rehearsal.  You can directly pay the salaries of these incredible artists!

Choreographers include:

Amy Seiwert - Director of Imagery and Choreographer in Residence for Smuin Ballet.

Matthew Neenan - Co-Artistic Director of BalletX and Resident Choreographer for the Pennsylvania Ballet

Adam Hougland - Principal Choreographer for the Louisville Ballet and Resident Choreographer for Cincinnati Ballet

Susan Roemer - Dancer with the Smuin Ballet


Andrea Basile (ODC/Dance, The Foundry)

Sarah Bukowski (Oakland Ballet, Cincinnati Ballet)

Jamielyn Duggan (Oakland Ballet, Liss Fain Dance)

Private Freeman (ODC/Dance, Oakland Ballet)

Nicole Haskins (Sacramento Ballet)

Ben Needham-Wood (Louisville Ballet)

Travis Morrison (Colorado Ballet)

Gabe Williams (Sacramento Ballet, Oakland Ballet).


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    Print recognition in the program. Includes entry to our Special Event at 111 Minna on Sunday, June 5th from 5:30-8:30. Drink ticket included with admission.

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    The above rewards plus: 1 ticket to the opening night of Sketch: New Works, Friday July 22.

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    ACCESS FOR TWO!! The above rewards for two plus: Opening night pre-performance cocktail party at Mariposa Studio Invitation to a private rehearsal followed by a Q&A moderated by SF Chronicle Contributor Mary Ellen Hunt.

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    ACCESS FOR TWO! The above rewards plus: Invitation to our open theater rehearsal, date and time tbd, followed by a reception with the dancers at Z Space. Exclusive access to sneak peak podcasts

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    ACCESS FOR FOUR! The above rewards plus: A poster from the performance signed with a personal note of thanks from the choreographers and dancers.

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    ACCESS FOR FOUR! The above rewards plus: With this level of involvement you can have the opportunity to specifically underwrite one of the new creations by your choreographer of choice. You also access to the above rewards for yourself and three friends. Finally, Amy Seiwert will personally cook you a homemade dinner (she's a pretty fine cook) to be enjoyed with some of Imagery's dancers.

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