Opera Meets Signdance: Breaking Down Barriers

by formidAbility in London, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 9th August 2019 we successfully raised £4,370 with 47 supporters in 56 days

We need your help to break barriers and revolutionise accessibility in opera. Help us take our first show to the 2019 Grimeborn Festival!

by formidAbility in London, England, United Kingdom

£1,000 or more

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Experience a Day of Rehearsals: 27th August 2019

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and on our website. Experience a day of rehearsals alongside the Director at our Stage & Piano rehearsal. You will sit alongside leading professionals during the final rehearsals in London, and watch the production being fine-tuned before performances open a couple of days later. Tuesday 27th August: 11am - 6pm

£5 or more

Thank You!

Thank you, we really appreciate your support! Every donation gets us a little bit closer to our target. Opt in to join our mailing list and hear about our work.

£10 or more

Social Media Thank You

Thank you! We'll publicly acknowledge your support across our social media platforms.

£25 or more

Handwritten Thank You Card

Amazing! Thank you from the bottom of our hearts - this is big help in reaching our goal.

£50 or more

Signed Rehearsal Photograph of David Bower

An exclusive signed photograph of David Bower (Signdance Collective International co-founder, and of Four Wedding and a Funeral fame) and Joanne Roughton-Arnold taken during our rehearsals.

£75 or more

Signed Limited Edition Production Photograph

A signed limited edition A4 print of one of our production photographs taken by Cathy Pyle. The image is printed on the finest archival paper and is supplied with a unique Limited Edition label to certify its authenticity. Delivery within the UK is included. Delivery outside the UK is available at extra cost.

£100 or more

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Signed Book of Hotspur by Fleur Adcock

Become a Friend of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and receive one of 20 signed copies of Hotspur by Fleur Adcock OBE CNZM, illustrated by renowned New Zealand Artist Gretchen Albrecht CNZM. A lovely momento of our production. This book is out of print, so this is a very special reward! Delivery within the UK is included. Delivery outside the UK is available at extra cost.

£125 or more

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One Ticket to Hotspur | Pierrot Lunaire

Become a Friend of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and receive one ticket (best available) for one of our performances at the 2019 Grimeborn Festival at London's Arcola Theatre. Performances on Thursday 29th August and Sunday 1st September at 7:30pm. Tickets will be available for collection from the Arcola Theatre Box Office.

£150 or more

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Meet David Bower

Become a Friend of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and receive a signed, framed photograph of David Bower (Signdance Collective International co-founder and of Four Weddings and a Funeral fame) and Joanne Roughton-Arnold taken during rehearsals. Plus the opportunity to meet David and Joanne after one of the performances. N.B. Ticket to performance is not included.

£175 or more

Limited Edition Fine Art Print

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name in our programme & on our website. Receive a Limited Edition fine art print of one of renowned New Zealand artist Gretchen Albrecht’s paintings featured in Fleur Adcock’s Hotspur book, prints created exclusively for our crowdfunding. The image is printed on the finest archival paper and supplied with a unique Limited Edition label to certify its authenticity. Delivery within the UK included.

£200 or more

Framed Limited Edition Production Photograph

Become a Friend of formidAbility, your name in our programme & receive a framed, signed Limited Edition print of one of our production photographs taken by Cathy Pyle. The image is printed on the finest archival paper & supplied with a unique signed Limited Edition label to certify its authenticity. It is presented in a hand-crafted frame from sustainable sources with a conservation quality mount. Delivery within the UK is included.

£250 or more

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Two Tickets to Hotspur | Pierrot Lunaire

Become a Friend of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and receive two tickets (best available) for one of our performances at the 2019 Grimeborn Festival at London's Arcola Theatre. Performances will be on Thursday 29th August and Sunday 1st September at 7:30 pm. Tickets will be available for collection from the Arcola Theatre Box Office.

£350 or more

Framed Limited Edition Fine Art Print

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name in our programme & on our website. Receive a framed Limited Edition fine art print of one of renowned New Zealand artist Gretchen Albrecht’s paintings featured in Fleur Adcock’s Hotspur book, prints created exclusively for our crowdfunding. The image is printed on the finest archival paper and supplied with a unique Limited Edition label to certify its authenticity. Delivery within the UK included.

£500 or more

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Lunch with Two Members of our Artistic Team

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and on our website and enjoy lunch in London with Joanne Roughton-Arnold and another member of our artistic team. Date and location to be agreed.

£1,000 or more

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Experience a Day of Rehearsals: 26th August 2019

Become a Supporter of formidability, your name credited in our programme and on our website. Experience a day of rehearsals alongside the Conductor at our Sitzprobe (music rehearsal with the instrumentalists and singer). You will get to sit alongside leading professionals during the final rehearsals and watch the production being fine-tuned before performances open a few days later. Monday 26th August: 11am - 6pm

£1,200 or more

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Experience A Day of Rehearsals: 28th August 2019

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and on our website. Experience a day of rehearsals alongside the Director at our Stage & Orchestra rehearsal. You will sit alongside leading professionals during the final rehearsals in London, and watch the production being fine-tuned before performances open the following day. Wednesday 28th August: 11am - 6pm

£1,500 or more

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Private Recital by Joanne Roughton-Arnold

Become a Supporter of formidAbility, your name credited in our programme and on our website. Joanne Roughton-Arnold will give a private recital with piano on an agreed date at a location within 50 miles of the M25. A recital further afield may incur additional costs to cover travel and accommodations. Please note: the venue must have a piano.

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