Rites of Passage: April Performance by Quicksilver Dance

Help us pay our dancers!
raised of $4,000 goal
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This campaign started on Feb 21 and closed on April 21, 2013 (11:59pm PT).
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This campaign ended on April 21, 2013
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  • $5USD
    Limerick / Magnet / Dance Pic

    Your choice: 1. A limerick for you: what a treat! Or // for someone with whom you are sweeter // A great surprise, too // Quicksilver supplies you // five lines in anapestic meter. OR 2. One of our classic refrigerator magnets - choose purple or aquamarine! Add a dash of dance to your kitchen. OR 3. Send us a photograph of you or a loved one. Our trained dance historians will use it to 'uncover' a classic dance photograph with your face on it! Wow your facebook friends.

    7 claimed

  • $12USD
    Open your Heart with Yoga

    From Kate Mayefske, certified Yoga teacher and Juilliard Dance graduate, this CD offers a home practice to open your chest, back and shoulders. Practice compassion and strength in this gently flowing class. A $15 value!

    7 out of 15 claimed

  • $18USD
    A Dozen Cookies by Huttenhouse

    Help us out, and get some handcrafted goodies just for you! Huttenhouse Home Bakery is a sponsor for our fundraiser, and will send you - or a special someone - a dozen delicious, homemade cookies anytime before August 1st. (Shipping is included!) Check them out at: http://huttenhouse.webs.com/

    6 out of 50 claimed

  • $25USD
    Rites For You / Handmade Hat

    Your choice: 1. Watch our show from the comfort of your home! This level of support grants you exclusive membership to a private Quicksilver channel on Vimeo.com, where you can watch videos of "Rites of Passage" after the show! OR 2. Stay warm through the winter with a colorful hat hand-knit by dancer Whitney Hoke! Only seven available, so act now!

    5 claimed

  • $35USD
    Personalized Dance Signature

    What does that mean? Let us show you! A dancer of your choice will create a short movement signature based on your name, and we will send you a video of it. Get your very own unique and personal choreography!

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  • $50USD
    Master of Rites

    Receive an invitation to our exclusive reception following the Saturday night show, on April 20th! Plus, attend a rehearsal! Get to know the dancers in person and learn about our process. All donors at the $50 level or above will have their names written in the program.

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    Unique Hand-Knit Afghan

    A one-of-a kind piece! Stay warm this winter with a hand-made, purple and blue Afghan, knit by dancer Whitney Hoke.

    1 out of 1 claimed

  • $100USD
    Pilates Private Class

    Receive a one-on-one, 1 hour Pilates class with dancer and certified Pilates instructor Whitney Cover! (If you don't live in the Boston area, you can receive your class via video chat)

    2 claimed

  • $250USD
    The Mystery of Dance History

    Going to see a dance performance soon and wish you knew more? Mariah Steele, dance history lecturer at Endicott College, will give you a personal class on the historical context, creative process and importance of the dance company you will see before you go. A great way to deepen your experience!

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  • $500USD
    Sponsor a Dancer / Test Tutor

    Your choice: 1. At this level you will entirely fund one of the eight dancers - so why not get to know them? Come watch a rehearsal, and then go out to dinner with your dancer and Mariah! Receive personal updates from your dancer throughout the rehearsal process and the show. OR 2. Receive 6 hours of SAT or GRE tutoring with Mariah, who is also a professional standardized test tutor. If you live outside of the Boston area, may be redeemed via video chat. A $600 value!

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  • $1,000USD
    Commission a Dance

    Donate $1000 and commission an original dance. We'll create a dance based on your idea, or music selection, and perform it in a venue of your choice (as long as we can drive there).

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  • $1,500USD
    Commission a Dance-on-Film

    Donate $1500 and commission an original dance-on-film based on your ideas or personal experiences! This unique piece of art is great for anniversaries, birthdays, or just making that dance you have always wanted to see. You can check out our first dance-on-film, commissioned in last year's fundraiser, here: http://vimeo.com/53240890

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