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Royce, an ambitious 20-something, trades in his promising corporate media research career for a one-way ticket to Southeast Asia.
Royce, an ambitious 20-something, trades in his promising corporate media research career for a one-way ticket to Southeast Asia.
165 backers pledged $12,046 to help bring this project to life.

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Not Here Right Now is a live one-man show about Royce's inspiring journey from corporate citizen to world traveler. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

      

Angkor Wat- Cambodia
Angkor Wat- Cambodia

   

Diving on Gili Air- Bali
Diving on Gili Air- Bali
 
Monk blessings are essential to the journey!
Monk blessings are essential to the journey!

Introducing our NHRN stretch goals! In these last few days help us take this project to the next level!

Not Here Right Now is dedicated to Jo Mercado. As one of the brightest souls to walk this planet, Jo hired me for my first full-time corporate gig at Nielsen and she's also the person who encouraged me to follow my heart. Thank you Jo. Love you to the moon and back.

Risks and challenges

Risk #1- There will be no show. To be quite frank, I don’t have $10K lying around to produce something this cool. With Kickstarter’s “all or nothing” model, we have to meet our crowdfunding goal or we lose all of the potential funds and I’m left with a great script and broken dreams.

Risk #2- I will lose friends. Since I returned from Asia a couple of years ago, I’ve been priming my friends, family, and networks about the potential of a really cool show about my journey. “Just wait for the show!” I said. If we don’t produce a show I will most certainly not have anyone to call a friend. Because who likes a liar?

Risk #3- No potential roommates. I’ll be known as “Royce the Liar” and people won’t trust me to pay rent, utilities, or feed the fish...because why should they?! My reputation as a con-artist will surely proceed me, no one will want to live with me, therefore I won’t be able to move out of my parents’ house.

Risk #4- My parents' dreams will be ruined. The deal is, after this show is completed I’ll find a proper living arrangement, go back to full "adulting," and my room can be converted into something else for their enjoyment. With no roommate prospects, I won’t be able to move out of their home and it will surely drive them mad to no end. Their dreams of a multi-purpose room will never be fulfilled.

Moral: Please keep my parents' dreams alive by helping us reach our goal.

Challenges: When I started this project, almost two years ago, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. I've produced events before for sure, but nothing of this scale, with this much original content, and without a built-in fan base. Although this is true, our team is well prepared to bring everyone an exhilarating show about this life-changing experience.

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    Ticket to Atlanta Premier!!

    We've got your seat to the Atlanta show reserved!! See you at the show.

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    Limited Edition NHRN Mug

    Not only are you coming to the show, but you've got something to hold your libation(s)! No good corporate citizen is caught without their mug.
    Note: Does not include day-old coffee.

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    NSFW Stories Download & NHRN Tote

    You really want to know more, huh? You just have to hear about the time when I was robbed getting that happy endi...never mind. We will send a digital download of the Not-Safe-For-Work stories but at least the tote appropriate and functional!

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    Original Art Piece by Sage Guillory

    You like our logo? Thanks! Amazing artist, Sage Guillory designed it and is creating a few custom pieces for us to share with you. You'll want one of these. PLUS EVERYTHING BEFORE!

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    Adventure Day w/ Royce!!

    Ever wanted to play hookie and go on a real adventure? Here's your chance. Royce and the team will create a special adventure day, complete with food, for you and 3 friends in Atlanta. Cave exploring anyone?

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    Private Reading and Producer Credit!

    You are an official Producer of the Not Here Right Now experience!! Everyone on the team has heard some of the show and so should you. We will arrange a private reading, of the show for you and friends at a pre-approved location of your choosing in Atlanta.

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