Technologies and Internet are so integrated into our life today, that even art today go for Internet campaigns raising money through crowd funding. And here is fresh example - First ever Theatre play is going for crowd funding campaign. Quest Interactive together with Alliance Francaise de Singapour goes crowdfunding for 'Ma vie avec Mozart' - My Life with Mozart play, a stage adaptation from the novel by famous French writer Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt, written in 2005. Mozart needs you! campaign is launched at Crowdonomic site with the goal to get 10000 S$ within month from 18th June to 17th of July.
Funds are raised to pay work of professional artists - french actor Quentin Bernard, musicians from Singaporean Take 5 Piano Quintet (piano, violins, viola, cello) and three New Opera Singapore singers, as well as to make play travel across Asia using Alliance Francaise de Singapour network connections.
'Ma vie avec Mozart' will be played in French, with English subtitles at the Alliance Française Theatre,1 Sarkies Road from 18th to 21st September.
In exchange to their funds, participants can get rewards from simple "Thanks in Facebook and poster" for 10 S$, that are unlimited, to possibility to improve your vocal skills during personal vocal lesson with musical director for 250 S$, which are limited to 20 packages only. There is also wide range of middle option rewards, such as two invitations to the one of the plays in September and be named at the programm and on stage for 100 S$, that is limited to 50 packages and so on. Have a look at the Crowdonomic and it's really worthy to get some benefit to usual tickets, that are sold at Quest Interactive for now at price 42 S$, with special discount for AF members and students - 29 S$. From July you can also buy it on Sistic.
Play is directed by American writer Alison Lester, who lives in Asia for more, than 20 years, and French music director Christophe Drag, who just arrived arrived from Switzerland.
In meanwhile to get inspired you can watch video about the play and listen to performance by one of the musicians...
Stay tunes and I'll keep you updated about success of campaign and, of course, will be observing theatre play itself!
Alliance Francaise de Singapour is very active in supporting arts in general. You can read about current exhibition Natural Impressionism held until 10th of July at Societe Generale Gallery, level 2, 1 Saskies Road, as well as about previous showcase Dustbunnies by young Almanic collective.