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Help Kickstand Comedy transform the historic Brody Theater building into a thriving, inclusive hub for comedy in Portland.
353 backers pledged $34,075 to help bring this project to life.

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    Name Our New Show!

    We INSTANTLY regret this reward tier but here we go... We’re entrusting the name of our new flagship stand up show to our donors! Submit your best idea and we’ll choose a name from among the submissions. Plus: Our never ending gratitude... Let's see those puns people!

    We'll collect your ideas in the backer survey after the campaign end, so start thinking now!

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    Name Kickstand's Spooky Basement Ghost

    Our basement has a lot of character (see: ghosts) and we need a fitting name for the paranormal entity that lives down there! Submit your name, and we’ll choose our basement ghosts official title from among the submissions (collected after the campaign in our backer survey). Plus: Our eternal thanks for supporting this project, and behind-the-scenes updates as our transformation unfolds.

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    Kickstand Logo Enamel Pin

    Great for all you denim-heads out there. Get a designer KS logo pin to slap on your jacket, backpack, or wedding attire (perfect for pairing as cuff-links). This simple, yet elegant, hard enamel pin features KS' logo in black and silver.

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Tee

    Seriously, we're not a cult. Now you can declare your non-cult allegiance with a handsome Kickstand tee!

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Kickoff Ticket (May 17th)

    We are throwing a weekend of amazing Kickstand Kick-Off shows and our incredible backers get first dibs! Donate and secure your hot ticket for May 17th where we'll be thanking you and the community with a celebration
    of our successful Kickstarter campaign! We’ll be bringing in some heavy hitters—our favorite national and local comics plus some rad secret guests! Your ticket gets you into both our 7:30pm improv all star show, and the 9pm stand up showcase!!

    Our line ups so far:
    Maggie Maye, Susan Rice, Derek Sheen, Brandie Posey, Caitlin Weierhauser, Nariko Ott, Belinda Carroll, Marcus Coleman, Adam Pasi, Dylan Jenkins, Improv by the Kickstand CVLT and more!!

    Rewards to be redeemed immediately following campaign. MAKE SURE you pick the RIGHT DATE, we cannot change the date once redeemed. Tickets not claimed by 7:20pm day of show will be released to the public. Additional information and terms after campaign redemption is sent out

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    Kickstand Kickoff Ticket (May 18th)

    We are throwing a weekend of amazing Kickstand Kick-Off shows and our incredible backers get first dibs! Donate and secure your hot ticket for May 18th where we'll be thanking you and the community with a celebration
    of our successful Kickstarter campaign! We’ll be bringing in some heavy hitters—our favorite national and local comics plus some rad secret guests! Your ticket gets you into both our 7:30pm improv all star show, and the 9pm stand up showcase!!

    Our line ups so far:
    Maggie Maye, Susan Rice, Derek Sheen, Brandie Posey, Caitlin Weierhauser, Nariko Ott, Belinda Carroll, Marcus Coleman, Adam Pasi, Dylan Jenkins, Improv by the Kickstand CVLT and more!!

    Rewards to be redeemed immediately following campaign. MAKE SURE you pick the RIGHT DATE, we cannot change the date once redeemed. Tickets not claimed by 7:20pm day of show will be released to the public. Additional information and terms after campaign redemption is sent out

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    Kickstand Long-Sleeve Shirt

    Get your hands on an exclusive, backer-only Kickstand Comedy shirt, never to be produced again!

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Hoodie

    Everybody likes a hoodie!

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Enamel Pin - Beverage Club

    Bring this SECRET enamel pin to any Kickstand event to receive $1 off your choice of beverages. Good through August 2020.

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Kickoff VIP Ticket (May 17th)

    We are throwing a weekend of amazing Kickstand Kick-Off shows and our incredible backers get first dibs! Donate and secure your VIP ticket for May 17th where we'll be thanking you and the community with a celebration
    of our successful Kickstarter campaign! Your ticket gets you into both our 7:30pm improv all star show, and the 9pm stand up showcase!! VIP includes 2 beverage tickets, priority seating, and suprise swag!

    Our line ups so far:
    Maggie Maye, Susan Rice, Derek Sheen, Brandie Posey, Caitlin Weierhauser, Nariko Ott, Belinda Carroll, Marcus Coleman, Adam Pasi, Dylan Jenkins, Improv by the Kickstand CVLT and more!!

    Rewards to be redeemed immediately following campaign. MAKE SURE you pick the RIGHT DATE, we cannot change the date once redeemed. Tickets not claimed by 7:20pm day of show will be released to the public. Additional information and terms after campaign redemption is sent out

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    Kickstand Kickoff VIP Ticket (May 18th)

    We are throwing a weekend of amazing Kickstand Kick-Off shows and our incredible backers get first dibs! Donate and secure your VIP ticket for May 18th where we'll be thanking you and the community with a celebration
    of our successful Kickstarter campaign! Your ticket gets you into both our 7:30pm improv all star show, and the 9pm stand up showcase!! VIP includes 2 beverage tickets, priority seating, and suprise swag!

    Our line ups so far:
    Susan Rice, Derek Sheen, Brandie Posey, Caitlin Weierhauser, Nariko Ott, Belinda Carroll, Marcus Coleman, Adam Pasi, Dylan Jenkins, Improv by the Kickstand CVLT and more!!

    Rewards to be redeemed immediately following campaign. MAKE SURE you pick the RIGHT DATE, we cannot change the date once redeemed. Tickets not claimed by 7:20pm day of show will be released to the public. Additional information and terms after campaign redemption is sent out

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    Kickstand VIP Enamel Pin - Free Shows!

    Flash this exclusive Kickstand VIP pin at the door and get in for free to any regularly scheduled Kickstand show (space permitting). Excludes special events. Good through August 2020. Our NOTACULT hard enamel pin comes in silver with black, lilac, and coral enamel. While not officially a cult, we do some cult-y things. Join our #notacult with this exclusive pin.

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Take an Improv Class! ($60 Discount)

    Want to take an improv class AND help us build our new amazing theater? Look no further than a free Level One improv class with your donation! ($260 Value)

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    Kickstand Super Fan Bundle (Earlybird)

    Let em' know where you laugh! This heavily branded bundle features a Kickstand Tee, Hoodie, Drink Pin, and a 2 tickets to our star-studded Kick-Off Show (more details soon) #notacult ($280 value)

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Super Fan Bundle

    Let em' know where you laugh! This heavily branded bundle features a Kickstand Tee, Hoodie, Beverage Club Pin, and a 2 tickets to our star-studded Kick-Off Show (more details soon) #notacult ($280 value)

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Kickstand Maniac Fan Bundle (Earlybird)

    For true comedy lovers (and god-tier hype beasts)! Represent Kickstand to the grave with a KS tee, your choice of our limited edition long-sleeve tee or KS hoodie, both our Beverage AND VIP enamel pins, 2 VIP Tickets to our star-studded Kick-Off Show in May (more details soon) and your name tattooed on Kickstand's heart forever ($525 value)

    Rewards to be picked up at Kickstand. If you live outside of Portland and need your rewards sent to you, we'll contact you after the campaign to collect shipping costs via Paypal.

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    Full Ride: 6-Class Bundle

    Work your way through Kickstand's current class offerings, and go from "yes, and" to comedy all-star in no time. ($1560 value)!

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    Private Party and Comedy Show

    Kickstand's newly renovated venue can be yours for a night! You bring 90 of your favorite friends and fam and we'll provide a full-service venue (with a $300 bar tab on us) for the ultimate soiree. PLUS we'll put on a comedy show for you to cap the night off. Perfect for your next unforgettable shindig.

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    Business Sponsorship (PLUS Venue Rental)

    Be one of Kickstand's title sponsors for a year! Appear prominently on our marketing materials, posters, our in-house slide show, and get three creative shout outs on social. PLUS we'll offer a full 5 hr daytime or night-time venue rental for your organization. Take advantage of the newly renovated space and bring your staff (90 max) over for some inspo in downtown PDX - Daytime rental will include a 2 hr improv workshop on a topic of your choice. Nightime rental will include a sponsored comedy show from the Kickstand ensemble. And a $300 bar tab on us - Perfect to shake things up for a badass office meeting, or an employee party with character!

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