Bunny Holmes is creating dreamlike experiences.
24

patrons

$162
per immersive theater productions, playful events, writing, circus,
My name is Bunny and I direct & produce immersive theater, experimental contemporary-circus tours, and construct other surreal experiential art. I do this compulsively. Sometimes I'm able to build large self-sustaining productions - more frequently though my art happens within with pop-up shows and intimate experiences that I'm not able to sustain with ticket sales.

A lot of the work I've been making for the last decade is too weird to channel through other conventional fundraising methods such as grant funding.

Instead of trying to solve this puzzle anew every time I build something like an 8-hour psychedelic Peter Pan production or an abridged immersive Romeo & Juliet on the streets of Ghost Town, I'd like to thoroughly document those experiences and publish about them here, and, if you're excited to support the creation of more content like this (whether you're able to attend them in person, or just living vicariously and getting ideas of your own from the work I'm doing), chip in a few bucks to help keep the ball rolling.

This is an experiment in attempting to make the breadth of my creativity (not just the "Big Shows") sustainable. Shall we give it a try?

Here's the proposal: You buy me a shot of whiskey every time I decide to spend the requisite days/weeks/months constructing a show that tests the boundaries between actor and audience, party and play, and what is possible when we dive in to Neverland head first.

Then you'll be the first to hear about it, have a chance at attending the actual productions, play with any of my art that has an online interface, and beyond that, read about everything we did and everything I learned in the process. I'll take really good notes.

I'll also sometimes post the other artwork that ends up eventually becoming the fodder for these events (creative writing, illustration, costume-creation & portraiture) so you can see where I'm coming from, because that's as much a part of the process as reciting lines on stage is. There you have it, the whole caboodle. What is going on inside Bunny's brain? Shit is about to get weird.
Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per immersive theater productions, playful events, writing, circus,
23 patrons
Be the first to know! I'm all over the internet spilling out my feelings and ideas, but moving forward whenever it comes time to start working on a new production, I'll blog about it here first in a backers-only update. That also means you'll hear about casting & attendance opportunities before the rest of the world. It'll be like an art-livejournal, but for my eccentric pool of fiscal supporters.
Goals
$162 of $175 per immersive theater productions, playful events, writing, circus,
Assuming $60-$100 is the "break even on disposable materials for an average small project" - $175 now includes covering the 5 hours (at $15 an hour) I expect to spend writing/editing and gathering other media for my documentation about each project that I publish here. At this level, we're assuming the labor put toward an art project itself is still unpaid, but the labor of formatting it for digital distribution and the effort involved in the publication process is compensated around minimum wage in SF.
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My name is Bunny and I direct & produce immersive theater, experimental contemporary-circus tours, and construct other surreal experiential art. I do this compulsively. Sometimes I'm able to build large self-sustaining productions - more frequently though my art happens within with pop-up shows and intimate experiences that I'm not able to sustain with ticket sales.

A lot of the work I've been making for the last decade is too weird to channel through other conventional fundraising methods such as grant funding.

Instead of trying to solve this puzzle anew every time I build something like an 8-hour psychedelic Peter Pan production or an abridged immersive Romeo & Juliet on the streets of Ghost Town, I'd like to thoroughly document those experiences and publish about them here, and, if you're excited to support the creation of more content like this (whether you're able to attend them in person, or just living vicariously and getting ideas of your own from the work I'm doing), chip in a few bucks to help keep the ball rolling.

This is an experiment in attempting to make the breadth of my creativity (not just the "Big Shows") sustainable. Shall we give it a try?

Here's the proposal: You buy me a shot of whiskey every time I decide to spend the requisite days/weeks/months constructing a show that tests the boundaries between actor and audience, party and play, and what is possible when we dive in to Neverland head first.

Then you'll be the first to hear about it, have a chance at attending the actual productions, play with any of my art that has an online interface, and beyond that, read about everything we did and everything I learned in the process. I'll take really good notes.

I'll also sometimes post the other artwork that ends up eventually becoming the fodder for these events (creative writing, illustration, costume-creation & portraiture) so you can see where I'm coming from, because that's as much a part of the process as reciting lines on stage is. There you have it, the whole caboodle. What is going on inside Bunny's brain? Shit is about to get weird.

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Tiers
Pledge $1 or more per immersive theater productions, playful events, writing, circus,
23 patrons
Be the first to know! I'm all over the internet spilling out my feelings and ideas, but moving forward whenever it comes time to start working on a new production, I'll blog about it here first in a backers-only update. That also means you'll hear about casting & attendance opportunities before the rest of the world. It'll be like an art-livejournal, but for my eccentric pool of fiscal supporters.