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Dance is Devotion. We are Devoted. 100% funded, but we're not done yet. Keep your Devotion alive and growing make your pledge today!

Thank you for helping us reach our funding goal in only 7 days!
With 8 days left in the Devotion campaign, let's see if we can raise enough to begin funding on Devotion 2015!

For those of you who have already made a pledge,we have two great new rewards for you when you upgrade your current pledge. Here is how you can get them!

#1 Go to  "Manage your Pledge" on your Kickstarter account.
Increase your pledge by $25, $50 or $75.

#2 Choose the reward that the increase corresponds with. (example: upgrade from $25 to $50, and get the Devotion show download AND the Limited Edition "I'm Devoted" Patch. Upgrade from $50 to $100 and get the Devotion Charm, Online Classes, AND the ATS® Classic Companion Book, )

#3 We will be keeping track of your pledge upgrades daily,and will be adding the appropriate upgrade reward manually. We will send you a message to let you know that we have added the Patch, Classic Companion Book, or both to your new reward level.

These rewards are very special indeed, and are a way to say "thank you" for increasing your pledge. 

Increase your pledge by $25 to receive the Limited Edition "I'm Devoted" Patch.
Increase your pledge by $50 to receive the ATS® Classic Companion book.
Increase by $75 or more, and receive BOTH the Patch and the Book!

We have a few days left, and would love for you to have these rewards. Thank you for showing us your Devotion!

Carolena Nericcio, director of FatChanceBellyDance® invites you to be a part of her new show, "Devotion: The Family Tree". Friday, June 14th at the Julia Morgan Theater in Berkeley, CA.

Celebrating the roots of American Tribal Style® belly dance, the branches and the offshoots, Carolena brings the dance families all together for one very special evening!

Featuring Carolena's troupe, FatChanceBellyDance®, Devotion will also feature Devyani, Colleena Shakti, Theresa Tomb and Rakadu, Wendy Marlatt and Malia DeFelice.

And now you can become a part of "The Family Tree" and help it bloom by pledging anywhere from $10-$5000 (for this pledge, you receive a custom item hand knit just for you by Carolena!). Your pledge dollars allow us to bring in some of the worlds best dance talent, and create a truly fantastic experience on the stage, and also on the resulting DVD of the show.

This is also a great opportunity for FatChanceBellyDance® Sister Studios to come together to show their love and support of Carolena and the art form she has created. Many of the pledges include show tickets, behind the scenes tours, producer credit and a chance to appear on stage during the show.

Unable to make it to the San Francisco area? You can still be a very important part of the Family Tree with with your pledge and receive rewards such as a signed Devotion postcard, 2013 show download, Limited Edition Family Tree Charm, and Exclusive Online Classes. Either way, you can be an important part of this very special evening!

FCBD® "100%" Pendant
FCBD® "100%" Pendant
"OG" pendant.
"OG" pendant.
Devotion 2013 Limited Edition Charm
Devotion 2013 Limited Edition Charm

Risks and challenges Learn about accountability on Kickstarter

Obstacles? Life is full of them. How will we deal with them when they arise on this project? Communication and collaboration. It's what we are great at. Just look at our dance form and it's ability to work towards a common goal to the satisfaction of everyone involved.

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    "I'm Devoted!" Receive the official "I'm Devoted" digital ICON to post on your website or Facebook profile. The ICON let's your friends know that you are helping us to reach our goal. Thank you!

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    Signed Devotion Postcard! Receive a signed Devotion-The Family Tree postcard and the "I'm Devoted" ICON for your website and Facebook profile. $25 helps with transportation costs: car rentals, parking fees and gas to drive the troupe, guest artists and crew from San Francisco to Berkeley for several rehearsals and the show!

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    Family Tree Show Download! Receive everything listed in the $25 pledge, PLUS an exclusive download of the *2013 show, along with our deepest gratitude. *Show download available in early 2014. Your $50 pledge will help us with advertising for Devotion!

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    *$51 Upgrade reward! Upgrade your current pledge by $51, and receive the" ATS® Classic Companion Book, part 1." This new book features lush color photos of FCBD® in full costume, demonstrating the steps from Tribal Basics Vol. 1. A visual delight! You also get any of the rewards associated with your pledge increase. *This reward is for current backers only, as our thanks for pledging early!

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    Limited Edition Charm featuring our "Family Tree" logo! Receive everything listed in the $50 pledge, PLUS our Limited Edition Family Tree Charm, and "Official Devotee" credit in our show program and website. Show download available in early 2014. $75 will go a long way in covering the cost of things like car rental for the crew, props for the show and meals for the cast and crew!

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    *$77 Pledge Upgrade! Best yet! Pledge an additional $77 and get BOTH the "I'm Devoted" Patch and the ATS® Classic Companion Book, along any additional rewards associated with your upgrade. * These new rewards are for current backer only, as our way of saying "thanks" for pledging early!

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    FCBD® Online Classes! Receive everything listed in the $75 pledge PLUS one free FCBD® Online Class, as well as your choice of one 4 week course from the new *FCBD® Online Classes. . *Online Classes available after August 2013. Show download available early 2014. Your $100 pledge will help us to put together our beautiful show programs as well as aid the travel fund for guest artists.

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    Handmade "OG" pendant! Receive this one of a kind pendant, made for us by Kelley from Kalash Tribal in the UK. You also receive everything from the *$100 pledge. * Show download available in early 2014.

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    FCBD® pendant! Receive this one of a kind pendant, made for us by Kelley from Kalash Tribal in the UK. You also receive everything from the *$100 pledge. *Show download available early 2014.

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    Private Skype Lesson with FCBD® ! Receive everything listed in the $75 pledge, PLUS a *Private 1 hour online Skype Lesson with a member of ** FCBD® ! *Private lessons available after July 2013. ** Only 2 lessons per FCBD member available. Instructors include Wendy Allen, Anita Lalwani, Sandi Ball, Kae Montgomery, Suzanne Elliott and Marsha Poulin. Show download available in early 2014 $150 helps cover graphic design and artwork for the Devotion Show!

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    Private Skype Lesson with Carolena OR Tribal Counsel Session! Receive everything listed in the $75 pledge, PLUS your choice of a 1 hour *Private Online Skype Lesson with Carolena, OR 1 hour *Online Tribal Counsel Session, offering business consultation, developing healthy troupe dynamics and tools for resolving conflict. *Private lessons or Tribal Counsel session may be scheduled anytime after July of 2013. Show download available early 2014 $175 helps cover hospitality costs for our traveling Devotion artists!

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    VIP Show Tickets! Receive everything from the $100 reward PLUS 2 *VIP show tickets and post show meet and greet! *Donor is responsible for transportation to and from the show. Online classes available after August 2013. Show download available early 2014 $250 helps to support 1 local Devotion artist!

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    Wow! Receive everything at the $250 level, PLUS 2 additional *VIP tickets to the Devotion show, an invitation to the *Thursday evening dress rehearsal, behind the scenes tour, and a personal thank you from Carolena and FCBD®. You will also get a Silver Level producer credit in the show program and website and a half page ad for your troupe or business! (Must supply print ready black and white .pdf file of your ad no later than 30 Apr 2013.) *Donor is responsible for travel arrangements to the dress rehearsal and the show. Online Classes available after August 2013 Show download available early 2014 $500 helps support one traveling Devotion artist!

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    Get a part in the show! The ultimate Devotion experience! Receive everything listed in the $500 pledge, PLUS 2 additional VIP show tickets, a *full page ad in the show program for your business or dance troupe,and Gold Level Producer credit in the show program and website. Best of all, you get a *walk on part in the show! (This could include holding a prop or sign, being a part of the scenery, dancing in the chorus, etc.) *Must be available for dress rehearsal the day Donor is responsible for travel arrangements to dress rehearsal and show. *Must supply own print ready .pdf file of your ad by 30 Apr 2013. We will supply the specs. Your $1000 pledge helps support TWO traveling Devotion artists!

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    Dinner for one with Carolena! Receive everything listed in the $1000 pledge, PLUS "Platinum Level Producer" credit, a complete Devotion library of past shows on DVD, photo with Devotion artists, and to top things off, *drinks and dinner with Carolena and members of FCBD®. (Restaurant of Carolena's choosing). Be a real part of the Devotion experience! Must be available for dress rehearsal the day before the show. Must supply own artwork for ad by 30 Apr 2013, we will supply the specs. Donor is responsible for travel arrangements to dress rehearsal and show. *Dinner date and arrangements will be made by Carolena. Dinner will be held the Sunday after the show, so you will need to plan for the additional time in San Francisco! Show download available early 2014. $2500 helps cover the cost of the musicians and crew!

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    Carolena will knit you a custom item! To show her appreciation for your generous contribution, Carolena Nericcio will make you something special, design and color to be decided on together. This, plus everything in the $1000 pledge gives you the ultimate Devotion experience! * Carolena will contact you via email for scarf color choice and estimated delivery date. Must be available for dress rehearsal the day before the show. Must supply own artwork for ad by 30 Apr 2013, we will supply the specs. Donor is responsible for travel arrangements to dress rehearsal and show. Show download available early 2014. $5000 directly effects Carolena's peace of mind, helps cover the costs of our video crew and producing the show video. It will also will help us to pay our cast and crew a better wage!

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