Tunnel Theatre Fundraiser

$2,000 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 72 months
Tunnel Theatre Company
Co-founders: Jillian Carucci & Kaitlyn Frotton

What could Tunnel Theatre Company do with $5,000?

Some crazy good theatre. But, actually.

Tunnel Theatre Company is a new theatre company formed by two young and tenacious theatre artists inspired by the unbalanced ratio of opportunity-seekers and actual opportunities in New York City.

We are two ambitious young women who started this venture with no money and no patience. We did not wait until we got comfortable. We landed near-death survival jobs and spent every penny of our "savings" (aka:groceries) on this company. We would love to prove to artists that we are not powerless. If you want to create, you can. If you are met by an obstacle, build yourself a tunnel. At least with a tunnel, there are no barriers.

Tunnel Theatre Company's debut production, "Scab", by Sheila Callaghan was performed in February 2013 at The Bridge Theatre @ Shetler Studios in New York City. This coming of age story about newfound adults growing into their shoes in the real world, was a fitting production to kick-off the company's premiere. Company founders, Kaitlyn Frotton and Jillian Carucci acted in the production, which also featured Mark Banik*, Nick Anastasia, and Tony-Award winning actress, Alice Ripley* (* indicates members of Actor's Equity Association).

In order to put more productions on stage this year, WE NEED YOUR HELP.

Our Mission is to propel artists into the next phase of their professional careers by providing them with the means necessary to perform their best work, with the best people, in the best city in the world. We aim to inspire and empower artists to stop making excuses for themselves, stop waiting for that callback, stop waiting those tables, and do what we came here to do.

Join us. Support us."¨Write for us. "¨Act with us. "¨Build sets with us."¨Eat one-dollar pizzas with us.

We're young and broke...but really friggin' talented.

YOU MAKE AN IMPACT. Your contribution will allow us to take our next step this year. Every dollar will help us pave our way. You know those one dollar pizzas taught us that.

* * Tunnel Theatre is excited to announce our second-ever production:

a play by Sarah Treem.

Tunnel Theatre
will perform the piece at Roy Arias Studios & Theatres - August 23, 24, 25th.

** We are still working hard to expand our budget on this production. Please help support this endeavor. Every dollar will help us keep the lights up as we pave our way!

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We are almost "half way there" to our fundraising goal! Please share our page, and help us hit our "half way there" mark by the end of the month!
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Huge thanks and kudos are due to Tunnel Theatre supporters, Lisa Kasamoto, George Golden, Karin Johannesson, and Becca Kidwell for making donations this month!

We are so gracious for your support as we get closer to our fundraising goal with your help.

Please share our page with friends, as our next production of Mirror, Mirror is coming up in August, and every dollar is helping us to build a high-quality show!

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Our latest show has been announced! Check out the details on the website, Facebook and Twitter!

Thank you for your ongoing support!

Love and light,
Jillian & Kaitlyn
Tunnel Theatre Co-Founders
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Hello Tunnel followers!

The company is getting ready to announce our next production, which will go up in August 2013! We are very excited to share the news, so stay tuned this week for the details!

P.S. We are still looking to expand our budget for this production, so spread the word to family and friends!

Happy Sunday!
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$2,000 of $5,000 goal

Raised by 15 people in 72 months
Created January 7, 2013
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Linsu Crowley
65 months ago

Wish I could be there.....break a leg ladies! Much love & light! xoxoxxo

66 months ago
Karin Johannesson
66 months ago

Kind regards from Sweden!:)

Mauricio Salgado
70 months ago

Jillian and Kaitlyn, I'm sorry I didn't get to congratulate you in person this evening. I tried sticking it out for a bit, but you seemed happily immersed in your audience. Thank you for sharing your work with all of us and for taking us on quite the roller coaster. I admire your tenacity. With more time and space, I would enjoy hearing about your first year in New York and the journey of producing your first show. Please keep me posted on your productions and know that I am here any time you'd like to share a cup of tea. Warmly, Mauricio

Peter Larkin
71 months ago

Congratulations Jillian ...So Proud of you We will See you on Feb 9 ... love , Tina & Peter

renee meyer
71 months ago

visions are the begining of dreams enjoy each moment of the journey

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