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Help us raise funds for our special Rock Opera episode of the hit web series Once Upon A...Anonymous
Erin (Queenie) Stegeman
Los Angeles, California
United States
2 Team Members

Welcome Oncers, Friends, & Newcomers!

My name is Erin Stegeman and I am the creator of Once Upon A...Anonymous and your leader for this campaign.  OUAA is a part parody/part spin-off web series of the hit ABC show Once Upon A Time, chronicling a support group created by fairytale characters attempting to survive in the modern world.

Being a comedy writer/actor and getting mistaken for Jennifer Morrison (who plays Emma on the original series) on a regular basis led to the creation of what was meant to be a one-off parody sketch.  The first week after our release we reached 10,000 hits, got a ton of unexpected press, and an overwhelming amount of requests to do more episodes.   So...we delivered a first season that played as spin-off between the ABC show's season 2 and 3.  We watched as our series grew a healthy following on our YouTube channel and twitter, and received continued praise from the cast and crew of the show!

Since then, there has been even more demand for a second season.

But we want to spice it up.

My team and I have been working hard writing songs and creating a ROCK OPERA for OUAA.  We decided to switch up our traditional web series episodic format, to create one giant MEGA musical episode.  We are talking original music, dance numbers, and a larger cinematic scope and feel.  We are also answering the call to bring in more original characters from the series like The Evil Queen and Rumpelstiltskin...but, we need your help!  

We have self-funded the series up until this point, and to make this ROCK OPERA meet the highest standards, we have created this crowd-funding campaign to help us raise $7000.  We are a non-profit organization so every dollar we receive goes straight to giving the fans a production that you'll want to watch over and over.  

I personally think we have some of the best fans on the planet, and I want to truly reward you for your contributions.  We've gone out of the box to deliver some creative treats for those that contribute  Here are some of my favorites! 

A Secret Season that will feature several 1-3 minute OUAA episodes that will be privately granted to those who select this perk.

An Original Song our team will write just for you.

Hang with your favorite cast member and I via Skype, one of my favorite restaurants, or on set.  As you will see, there are lots of ways we can get to know each other and discuss which ship truly reigns supreme.


Decide the Fate of the Rock Opera.  One special contributor will get the opportunity to decide who wins - the villains or the heroes.

This opera really needs your help so we can reach our minimum of $7000.  We don't shoot, till we get the loot.  


* That's me as Emma.

As I mentioned I'm a comedy writer and actor.  I've been in over 25 films and work regularly in commercials and voice overs as both an actor and writer.  I'm a journalist for the LA Weekly affiliated blog, Tangled Web, The Hollywood Journal, & MYP Magazine.  My Twitter has gotten the attention of several major media outlets, including E! & THE BOSTON GLOBE.  The first short film I wrote and directed, MEET THE TWEEDS, was featured on Dread Central's home page on Halloween as a must-watch short.  Earlier this year I started filming my first feature as a triple threat (writer/director/actor).  I love creating progressive content for all walks of life.  My team has already started a press tour for our campaign and will continue to do so until we reach our goal.  I am committed to creating work for people, and 

this project will employ over 30 artists.

Our cast is filled with several musical theater talents.  Jay (Cogsworth) is a professional opera singer.  Ace Marrero (Aladdin/Hook) actually played Aladdin in the long running musical at Disney's California Adventure.  Plus, we have some VERY special guest performers to announce shortly!

Thanks for taking the time to check out our campaign and hopefully contributing.  You can also help support us by subscribing to our YouTube channel (www.youtube.com/erinstegeman) or hitting us up on Twitter - @ouatspoof: www.twitter.com/ouatspoof #OUAARockOpera

Never, ever stop believing in magic.

Erin Stegeman - @ErinStegeman

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raised by 123 people in 1 month
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$7,000 USD goal
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This campaign ended on March 31, 2014
Select a Perk
  • $10USD
    Oncer for Life

    A special thank you in the credits. A social media shout out and twitter follow from @OUATspoof.

    23 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $20USD
    So Charming

    All of the above plus premium access to view the Rock Opera before its public debut!

    8 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $25USD

    All of the above plus VIP access to our secret season. We will record several "mini-episodes" that will only be available to watch via a special private link.

    24 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $35USD
    Back in Wonderland

    All of the above PLUS custom OUAA wallpaper and digital trading cards of the cast.

    3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $50USD
    The Pied Piper

    All of the above plus a personalized thank you video from a cast member of your choice that will also offer a brief sneak peak of a song from the Rock Opera.

    9 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014

    Shadow of the Queen

    This special perk includes an un-opened copy of the Marvel comic Shadow of the Queen. Also comes with a hand-written thank you letter from OUAA series creator, Erin Stegeman. Shipping included.

    1 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $75USD
    Fit for a Queen

    All of the above plus...While we are on set filming you will be sent personal messages (including photos and or videos) from behind the scenes.

    5 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $100USD
    The Herculean

    *NOT TO BE INCLUDED WITH ANY OF THE ADDITIONAL PERKS* All of the above plus Daniel Pierce (Hercules) will record a personalized outgoing voicemail message of your design (in good taste), or have it created by one of our writers. Message is sent in MP3 format. We will also include MP3's of all the songs from the Rock Opera plus lyrics and instrumental karaoke tracks.

    2 out of 12 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $100USD
    Hook 'Em

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) Adding in the MP3's of all the songs from the Rock Opera plus lyrics and instrumental karaoke tracks. Plus a phone call from a cast member of your choice thanking you for your contribution.

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $250USD
    When You Wish Upon A Star

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) plus a personalized, one-of-a-kind Once Upon A...Anonymous autographed t-shirt to be printed and shipped to you. Customization options to follow. Also included is a personal, hand-written letter thanking you for your support from a cast member of your choice. International shipping subject to additional fees.

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $250USD
    Be Our Guest

    GUEST HOST an episode of OuaT: The Unofficial Once Upon A Time Podcast! Ever wanted to share your thoughts and theories about ABC's hit show? Now you can! As guest host, you'll work with the hosts to find a time to record a 30 minute segment for the world to hear! Gush about your fandoms, promote your site, or just see what it's like to be an announcer! Not familiar with OUAT? No problem! You may also opt to do any of the podcasts from hhwst.net. You must have access to Skype

    0 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $300USD
    King Arthur

    JOIN An OUAT Roundtable at the end of Season 3! Have a lot of thoughts about Once Upon a Time??? Join writer/director/star of Once Upon A..Anonymous, Erin Stegeman, and co-star Ace Marrero with the hosts of OUAT: The Unofficial Fan Podcast in a recorded and internationally-distributed 60 minute roundtable discussion about Season 3 of ABC's hit show! A great way to personally connect - you never know who may show up to join! You must have access to Skype.

    1 out of 2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: June 2014
  • $500USD
    The Mirror Has Two Faces

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) plus a 60 minute Skype session with some of the cast and series creator, Erin Stegeman. You, your loved one, or your business will get a special and creative mention in the Rock Opera episode.

    2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $1,000USD
    Ariel's Song

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) plus we will write a song for you in any genre about anything you want (in good taste). We will write, perform, and record your song and send it to you in MP3 format. You will attain rights to the song however you wish. You will also get 2 VIP passes to our Rock Opera premiere party in Los Angeles (transportation and lodging not included).

    0 out of 3 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
  • $3,500USD
    The Savior

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) plus a walk-on role in one of our episodes, and a fabulous dinner at one of LA's top restaurants with series creator, Erin Stegeman and available cast. (transportation and lodging not provided).

    0 out of 2 claimed
    Estimated delivery: May 2014
  • $7,000USD
    The Truest Believer

    All of the above (minus The HERCULEAN package) plus...we will write a speaking role specifically for you in the Rock Opera. You will be flown out to LA (domestic only) and have 2 nights stay at a 4-star hotel. In addition, you will get to decide who wins in the episode's ending - heroes or villains!

    0 out of 1 claimed
    Estimated delivery: April 2014
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