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Sonya Tayeh’s emotionally charged dance-symphony explores a mystifying, complex, jagged relationship between a mother and daughter.
Sonya Tayeh’s emotionally charged dance-symphony explores a mystifying, complex, jagged relationship between a mother and daughter.
413 backers pledged $48,055 to help bring this project to life.
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    Tip Jar

    any and every contribution helps, no matter the amount!

    we are so grateful for you...
    and for donating to the TIP JAR, you'll receive our unending collective gratitude and updates on the campaign and show!

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    The Digital Diary

    Sonya will email you a photo of one of her personal journal entries -- passages used as source material and lyrical inspiration for this show.

    with this reward we certainly go deep inside the written word. it's a personal look into Sonya's intimate artistic & creative process!

    we'll ALSO shower you with our immense gratitude in a social media shout out!

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    SIGNATURE SHOW PHOTO-STRIP!

    you'll receive a SIGNATURE PHOTOSTRIP with 4 vertically laid out press/show photos to hang anywhere you see fit! catch this LIMITED EDITION reward in the closing hours of our campaign!

    we've got 13 hours left and we are trying to achieve a goal of rounding up to 400 BACKERS!

    we've had an amazing run of it, this campaign, and we wanted to extend one last exciting item to anyone who donates $5 AND BEYOND in this final countdown!

    Includes:
    • one-of-a-kind show illustration printed on a 3x3 magnet!
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    The Social Salute

    we'll shower you with our immense gratitude in a social media shout out! (leave us your handle in the comments so we can tweet @ you)!

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    ELECTROMAGNETIC FEVER DREAM!

    NEW REWARD ALERT!
    you will receive a 3x3 MAGNET with a one-of-a-kind show illustration drawn by the inimitable MICHAEL ARTHUR specifically for this campaign! featuring imagery based on our incredible principal dancers Jenn Freeman and Chelsea Thedinga, the artwork was emotionally inspired by "you'll still call me by name"!

    you will ALSO receive a private Spotify link to a specially tailored playlist of the songs that churn and conjure the imaginations and inspiration of our creative team!

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    Sneaky Rehearsal Shot

    you'll receive a personal selfie text (straight to your cellphone!) from Sonya & the rest of the creative team LIVE from behind the closed doors of the rehearsal room! (look forward to a sneak-peek of some mid-choreo moves and smiling faces!)

    we'll ALSO shower you with our immense gratitude in a social media shout out! (leave us your handle in the comments so we can tweet @ you)!

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    Inspiration Station: Personal Playlist

    the creative team (Sonya, The Bengsons, & Jo Lampert aka "The Real Make") will send you a private Spotify link to a specially tailored playlist of the songs that churn and conjure our imaginations and inspiration!

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    Inbox Invocation

    the creative team (Sonya, The Bengsons, & Jo Lampert aka "The Real Make") will send you a personalized email thank you with a behind-the-scenes digital image attached!

    PLUS we will send you a private Spotify link to a specially tailored playlist of the songs that churn and conjure our imaginations and inspiration!

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    Memorable Memorabilia

    the creative team (Sonya, The Bengsons, & Jo Lampert aka "The Real Make") will mail you a personalized, autographed show photo!

    PLUS we will send you a private Spotify link to a specially tailored playlist of the songs that churn and conjure our imaginations and inspiration!

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    Victory Video

    the creative team (Sonya, The Bengsons, & Jo Lampert aka "The Real Make") will email you a PERSONALIZED THANK YOU VIDEO with your name in mini-song, to boot! (feel free to post this on your social media if that tickles your fancy!)

    PLUS a behind-the-scenes digital image attached to the email!

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    Get with the Program!

    your name will appear in PRINT in the SPECIAL THANKS section of the NYLA show program...
    PLUS, we will mail you the program personalized and autographed by the team!

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    Cover Song Crescendo

    The Bengsons (and Jo Lampert) will arrange and record a cover song of your choice for you and/or someone you love.

    PLUS the creative team (Sonya, The Bengsons, & Jo Lampert aka "The Real Make") will mail you a personalized, autographed show photo!

    AND your name will appear in PRINT in the SPECIAL THANKS section of the NYLA show program!

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    Sensational Skype Session

    get a 30-minute LESSON via SKYPE.

    if you choose facetime with SONYA TAYEH, you can chat about dance or get a training session catered towards your dance abilities, needs and wants.

    if you choose facetime with THE BENGSONS, you can chat about music or have a voice lesson catered to your abilities, needs and wants.

    AND your name will appear in PRINT in the SPECIAL THANKS section of the NYLA show program...

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    Rehearsal Reward

    you and a guest can join us in-studio for a special behind the scenes treat... come watch a "you'll still call me by name" rehearsal/run-through (subject to your availability)

    *OUT-OF-TOWNERS DON'T FRET!
    we'll skype you in!

    AND your name will appear in PRINT in the SPECIAL THANKS section of the NYLA show program!

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    Page to the Stage

    you and a guest can join us in-studio for a special behind the scenes treat... come watch a "you'll still call me by name" rehearsal/run-through (subject to your availability) AND THEN...

    COME SEE THE FINAL PRODUCT, and bring a date!
    you'll receive TWO FREE HOUSE TICKETS to a show of your choice! (tickets based on show availability)

    AND your name will appear in PRINT in an EXCLUSIVE SECTION of the NYLA show program!

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    THE DREAMCATCHER

    A 2-HOUR SONYA TAYEH PRIVATE LESSON/MASTER CLASS whether you (or your child) are NYC-based or on your next trip to NY!

    OR

    THE BENGSONS PLAY A 5-SONG SET FOR YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS -- a PRIVATE CONCERT in the comfort of your living room!

    PLUS...
    TWO FREE HOUSE TICKETS to a show of your choice! (tickets based on show availability)
    AND your names in PRINT in an EXCLUSIVE SECTION of the NYLA show program...
    AND we will mail you a show poster signed by the whole cast and creative team!

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    EMOTIONAL LANDSCAPES (LMTD EDTN)

    NEW REWARD ALERT! LIMITED # AVAILABLE!

    you will receive an 8x10 mountable canvas print of an incredible, one-of-a-kind show illustration drawn by the inimitable MICHAEL ARTHUR specifically for this campaign! featuring imagery based on our incredible principal dancers Jenn Freeman and Chelsea Thedinga, the artwork was emotionally inspired by "you'll still call me by name"! the CANVAS will be personally autographed by SONYA TAYEH!

    you will ALSO receive a private Spotify link to a specially tailored playlist of the songs that churn and conjure the imaginations and inspiration of our creative team!

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