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The Pitch 2017-10-20T11:00:06+00:00

Below are the Artists/Projects that were selected by our Presenter Members to Pitch on November 14th.

Those chosen do not have to register  for the November 14th event unless they are different than the member who submitted the Pitch Request. 

*There is an meal fee for any additional pitch attendee  

**Networking dinner on November 13 is not part of the covered registration for those pitching. 

They Are listed in Program order 

GINA CHAVEZ
Chavez’s passionate collection of bilingual songs take audiences on a journey through the Americas. A 9-time Austin Music Award winner, Chavez has been featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert series and All Things Considered.Her independent album topped the Amazon and Latin iTunes charts.
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Pricing:
$5k-$6k
6 band members

 STAYCEE PEARL
STAYCEE PEARLABBEY: In the Red
ABBEY: In the Red is a live jazz and dance filled performance inspired by the life and music of vocalist, composer, and civil rights activist Abbey Lincoln. Sound producer Soy Sos brings together an ensemble of woodwinds, strings and electronics. Dance performance created and performed by STAYCEE PEARL dance project.
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Pricing: Excludes housing, transportation, technical staff, backline)
1 performance + 1 outreach activity $16,000.00
add performance $4,000.00
add outreach activity $300.00

THE FITZGERALDS
THE FITZGERALDSCanadian Fiddling and Step Dancing
Canadian Fiddling and Step dancing at its best! Siblings- Julie, Kerry and Tom Fitzgerald have created a buzz across the country with their high-energy dancing and exquisite fiddle harmonies. Check out recent tours where they performed in concert halls and provided educational outreach programs across Canada and the U.S. This group is sure to meet the criteria of your community concert presenters.
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Block-booking range: $3000-$5000
One-off: $4500
2-3: $4000
4-7: $3500
8+: $3000

Vital Theatre Company
Vital Theatre CompanyPENGUIN GOES TO FLIGHT SCHOOL THE MUSICAL
Penguin has the soul of an eagle and is ready to live on the wind. With some his friends he’s able to follow his dreams. An excellent school-time production. Tours in rep with Pinkalicious. Book day time Flight School / Evening Pinkalicious performances. Ask about Pink Tea Party fundraisers!

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Pricing starts at $4500.00

MOSAIC DANCE THEATER CO.
MOSAIC DANCE THEATER CO.
Mosaic Dance Theater is dedicated to the dance and folklore of the Mediterranean countries of Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. Let us take your audiences on a journey to the realms of tradition, myth, fantasy, and imagination. Programs for general public and school audiences. Celebrate the Mediterranean’s lively arts!
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Pricing: Excludes Lodging
Flexible casts from 4 to 7 + 1 TD; one-offs from $3,000 – $6,000
Live music option: 5 dancers, 4 musicians + 1 TD; one-offs from $5,000 – $8,500

DALLAS STRING QUARTET - DSQ
“Not Your Grandmother’s String Quartet”-Wall Street Journal. DSQ takes you on a journey to the nexus of classical music and modern pop where artists like Beethoven and Bono collide. Secrets has garnered over 49 million spins on Pandora. Despacito has over 1 million views on Youtube. Traditional and electric strings.
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Price points for the tour and one offs
$9500

ELAINE BROMKA
ELAINE BROMKATea For Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty
TEA FOR THREE: Lady Bird, Pat & Betty reaches across the political aisle with a heartwarming and hilarious look at First Ladies Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford.  The Off-Broadway solo show funded by Meryl Streep and starring Emmy Award-winning actress Elaine Bromka now tours.
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Fees: Pricing determined by venue’s house size and ticket pricing — under $5000 for smaller theaters in a one-off. Second shows at a reduced cost.

SOLE Defined
SOLE DefinedZAZ: The Big Easy
A percussive dance production fused with New Orleans brass music and multimedia, turning theaters into lively nightclubs. This production explores a bar owner; whose club is the centerfold of music, dance and a bit of drama in the lower 9th ward during pre/post Hurricane Katrina.

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Pricing:
! Show – $10,000
2-3 Shows – $9,000 each
4-7 Shows – $8,000 each
8+ shows – $6,000 each

THE PHAT PACK
Four Broadway Stars with one powerhouse sound! These guys met doing “PHANTOM” in LV and created this show filled with great MUSIC (Broadway, American Standards, & originals), LAUGHTER (in song & story) and DREAMS (as the guys share their personal & career journeys). Named “Best All Around Performers” by the LV Review-Journal.
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Pricing:
$10,000 – One-off
Price can be negotiated for Tours and one-offs

CATAPULT
CATAPULTThe Amazing Magic of Shadow Dancing
From the former Creative Director of Pilobolus comes CATAPULT – the phenomenal shadow dance show designed to be more fun, approachable and family-friendly than other dance programs. An America’s Got Talent finalist, it is imaginative, funny and inspiring with 8 fully realized, engaging stories that leave audiences spellbound and happy.
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Pricing:
$10K – $15K plus sound & lights & rooms. Production is self-contained (Artist travels with rear projection equipment, screen, pre-spike Marley floor and all required props.)

BOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD
The artistry of Hindi Cinema comes alive in this exuberant stage show that fuses live music, dance, and imagery that will thrill lifelong fans and novices alike. Bollywood Boulevard captures the spirit and history of Bollywood from black -and -white classics to colorful blockbusters. Commissioned by and premiered at Lincoln Center. Residency and school performances available.
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Pricing:
$15 – $22k

CHICAGO TAP THEATRE
CHICAGO TAP THEATREUnleash The Beats
A celebration of Tap Dance and Live Music from the 1920s to the future, Chicago Tap Theatre performs the best in tap dance, from historical pieces from the past to innovative and compelling original works. High production values and dynamic performances are the hallmark of this family-friendly, accessible show. (6 dancers/4 musicians)
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Pricing:
$12,000-$16,500+housing

Bruce D Long
Bruce D LongI DREAM - A RHYTHM AND BLUES MUSICAL
I DREAM is more than the story of a great Civil Rights leader. It explores a number of universal themes that resonate with audiences everywhere. This unique retelling of a familiar story triumphs by inspiring audiences, leaving them with a glow of unity, redemption and enduring hope for a better future.
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Pricing:
$18,000-20,000 w/ cast of 5 vocals (3 days)
$27,500 w/ cast of 5 vocals and 5 musicians (3 days)

PASSION OF FLAMENCO
PASSION OF FLAMENCO features master Flamenco dancers, guitarists, vocalists, and percussionists from Spain and other countries, residing in the U.S., showcasing this intense artform that originated in the Andalusian region of Spain. “One of the top 5 shows I have ever seen!”-Laura Kendall, after presenting at Ware Center.
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Pricing: Excludes Lodging
$7500 Single
4 Shows (same week) $25,000

SAN JOSE TAIKO
SAN JOSE TAIKORhythm Journey
San Jose Taiko (SJT) has been mesmerizing audiences since 1973 with the powerful, spellbinding, and propulsive sounds of the taiko. Inspired by traditional Japanese drumming, SJT performers express the beauty and harmony of the human spirit through the voice of the taiko as they create new dimensions in Asian American movement and music.
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Pricing:
$10,000-$15,000+housing (November 2018 tour)

RIOULT
RIOULTFrom Purple to Pärt
Description: RIOULT Dance NY’s, From Purple to Pärt pairs two dances created by Pascal Rioult, the sublime Te Deum set to Arvo Pärt’s score of the same name, and Fire in the Sky described by ParisLA as a “glam rock sock hop” set to four Deep Purple tracks.
Website

Pricing:
$20,000 – One-off
Price can be negotiated for Tours and one-offs

Virtual Pitches

JODI BEACH
JODI BEACHUNFORGETTABLE
An “Unforgettable” evening of timeless standards from America’s legendary composers.
Jodi’s velvet voice weaves elegant arrangements with sentimental stories of the music, composers, and cherished musicians from the greatest era of American music.
Her warm and engaging performances take you on a memorable journey of song, romance, and imagination.
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Pricing: starting at $5000

TOMÁŠ KUBÍNEK
TOMÁŠ KUBÍNEKCertified Lunatic and Master of the Impossible
TOMÁŠ KUBÍNEK is a COMIC GENIUS,
VIRTUOSO VAUDEVILLIAN, and all-round charmer who gives audiences an utterly joyous experience they’ll remember for a lifetime. His latest creation is a rip-roaring
revival of strong-man stunts, couples-counseling, snake-healings, andmass-hypnosis that leaves audiences dazed, beaming and in love with life once again…
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Pricing: Not provided

DARRAH CARR DANCE
DARRAH CARR DANCECeltic Jazz Tryst by Darrah Carr Dance with guest artist Tara O'Grady and Her Black Velvet Band
Celtic Jazz Tryst unites the Bessie award-nominated Darrah Carr Dance and the “Irish-American Jazz Powerhouse” (Irish Central) Tara O’Grady and her Black Velvet Band. The production is a delightful fusion of swing dance, tap rhythms, and Irish dance steps featuring TONY Award winner Trent Kowalik, the original star of Broadway’s Billy Elliot.

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Pricing:
$12,000-$16,500+housing

Deanna Witkowski
Deanna WitkowskiMUSIC FOR PEACE: A CELEBRATION OF MARY LOU WILLIAMS
Features award-winning pianist/composer Deanna Witkowski (“consistently thrilling” playing and “boundless imagination” –All Music Guide) leading an instrumental trio and an SATB choir in a ​90-minute ​performance of works by the preeminent African-American jazz pianist/composer Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981). website

Pricing: excludes travel
•For a one-off: $10,000
•For 2-3 shows: $8,000
•For 4-7 shows: $6,000
For tours, if hotels are provided, fees can be adjusted.

DAN KAMIN
DAN KAMINPantomime Man
Over the years I’ve showcased and pitched my adult programs, but never The Pantomime Man, my kid show. Because it involves a lot of audience participation with kids it’s difficult to showcase, but I’m confident I’ll be able to pitch it to our members attending the Pitch Party. Website

Fees: $3500 single date
3000 2-3
2500 4-7
2000 8+

LEHRER DANCE
LEHRER DANCEAN EVENING WITH LEHRER DANCE
Lehrer Dance presents an evening of original dance works fusing their athletic ingenuity and artistry with fantastic technical components, creating an awe-inspiring event. These will include the use of black light, fabrics, haze, fog, flashlights, and other elements to bring the audience to the edge of their seats.
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Pricing:
$12,000-$15,000+housing

RANDAL KEITH
RANDAL KEITH“The Music Of Robert Goulet: Broadway & Beyond”
Randal Keith played Jean Valjean in “Les Miserables” on Broadway and National Tour. Randal’s rich baritone voice now sings a tribute to American Musical Legend, Robert Goulet — the best music from Mr. Goulet’s Broadway, TV & Recording career — as well as sharing personal stories of his long life in the limelight.
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Pricing:
$6-8000. We are more than happy to adjust to help fit the budget of the venue interested — We are able to discount greatly when routing is possible.

SHANA SIMMONS DANCE
SHANA SIMMONS DANCEThe Missing Peace
The Missing Peace is a Shana Simmons Dance production created by three choreographers: an evening length dance performance dedicated to those whose lives have been affected by Alzheimer’s Disease, suicide, and struggles with identity. Through movement, video, and audience interaction, the production invokes hope, empathy, and inspires action.
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Pricing:
1 performance + 1 outreach activity
$8,000.00 (plus housing, transportation, ground transportation, technical staff, backline)
Each additional performance $3,000.00
Additional outreach activity $300.00

DAYTON CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY (DCDC)
DAYTON CONTEMPORARY DANCE COMPANY (DCDC)Body Talk
This multimedia work features live readings, audio recordings and projections to explore race, gender, spirituality and love, with a post-concert discussion. Inspiration is drawn from African American playwrights Adrienne Kennedy, Ntozake Shange, August Wilson, Katori Hall, Zora Neale Hurston, and James Baldwin and their prominent works.
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Pricing:
$12,000 for one-off
$6000-10,000 for tour