Gadfly Theatre is creating Queer and Feminist Theatre & Performance Art
6

patrons

$20
per month
Put simply, we love creating boundary-defying and radical theatre work, and we've been doing it for almost a decade. We're thrilled that you're thinking of joining us here on Patreon, and to show you how much we appreciate you, you'll get a huge range of exclusive perks, from shout-outs to free season passes. 

The details: We are a queer and feminist theatre organization which produces intersectional works that include subjects, themes, and characters important to the LGBTQ+ community. Gadfly ensures that casts and crews of shows are largely LGBTQ+, and we are especially interested in producing plays that have non-white characters, transgender characters, and disabled characters. We believe in ethical representation: those characters are played only by actors who share the character’s identities and intersections. 

We do everything we can to be accessible to actors, writers, and audience members alike.  We hold all of our shows in ADA-compliant venues, pay all of our artists, and offer shows with both sliding scale and Pay-What-You-Can options. As a non-profit organization, we rely largely on donations from patrons like you to continue this vital work. As a patron, you have the exciting opportunity to join our growing community of change-makers and uplift the stories and experiences of marginalized (not to mention brilliant) innovators and makers. 

What's next for us: Gadfly will start our 9th season of producing queer and feminist work in March of 2019, kicking the season off with 60 Queer Plays in 90 Queer Minutes, a compilation of brand new hilarious and hard-hitting plays. We're currently planning several Drunk Queer History and Sober Queer History events for later this year.

Tiers
Baby Unicorn
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
As a unicorn fresh out of the womb, you'll already get a lot of love and attention:


-Hear about it first with access to our Patreon stream with news and info about Gadfly, our artists, and our work.

- Feel like a VIP: your name, or the name of your organization, is featured on BOTH our website and in our program.

Toddler Unicorn
$5 or more per month 2 patrons
Your first word is "gadfly" and you already want to smash the patriarchy!


To show off for your friends, you'll get everything above plus extra thanks:


-Feel like a VVIP (a Very Very Important Person) with a special thank you on Twitter!

-Upgrade your punk vest (or backpack) with a limited-edition Gadfly button!

Kindergartener Unicorn
$10 or more per month 1 patron
Bring your backpack, because you're about to get so much appreciation, you won't know where to put it! 


As a school-age magical patron, you'll get the most recognition there ever was:


-Upgrade your VVIP status with your name on our website, program, Twitter, AND Facebook!

-Spread the love with *two* limited-edition Gadfly buttons, so you can share with a friend!

Adolescent Unicorn
$25 or more per month 0 patrons
Congrats on puberty! 


There's always room for you at our lunch table with these special rewards: 


-Everything above (yep, everything!)

-Make our friends your friends with a special online promotion for an event hosted by your or your organization! 

Full-Grown Unicorn
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
You survived your childhood! Huzzah! 


Develop full self-actualization in your adult life with all of the above rewards PLUS:


-A special invite and shout out for the opening night reception (talk about impressing your date)!

-*Two* half-priced tickets to any production you choose! 


Middle-Aged Unicorn
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
You are in the prime of your life and have built many deep and meaningful relationships (including one with us!)-- it's time to celebrate all you've done! 


Get everything above PLUS:


-Never miss a show with a special invite to literally all of our events!

-Spread the love with *two* FREE tickets to any production you choose!

-Arrive in style with special reserved seating, so you can get the best view in the house!

-Strut your stuff with an exclusive Gadfly T-shirt!!

Silver Fox Unicorn
$150 or more per month 0 patrons
As you age, you not only become more attractive, but you also develop powers to shape shift! 


You are now officially one of our favourite people, so you'll get everything above (thanks, more thanks, promotion, invites, buttons, t-shirt, reserved seating) PLUS:


-A FREE ad in our show programs!

-1 FREE season pass! 

Narwhal
$200 or more per month 0 patrons
You've transcended your physical unicorn form to become the only horned creature more majestic than a unicorn--a narwhal.  


Even better because, like your awesomeness, narwhals are real! 


Get it all with everything above PLUS:


-Feel our appreciation with a special thank you during all curtain speeches!

-Upgrade your ad to a quarter page in our programs!

-Take home a program signed by the cast and crew of each production!

-Get TWO free season passes!

Goals
$20 of $100 per month
Non-Profit Status
At $100 per month, we will have enough money to apply for 501c3 status and become an official non-profit organization.  This is the first step in Gadfly becoming an independent and sustainable organization for many years to come! 
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Put simply, we love creating boundary-defying and radical theatre work, and we've been doing it for almost a decade. We're thrilled that you're thinking of joining us here on Patreon, and to show you how much we appreciate you, you'll get a huge range of exclusive perks, from shout-outs to free season passes. 

The details: We are a queer and feminist theatre organization which produces intersectional works that include subjects, themes, and characters important to the LGBTQ+ community. Gadfly ensures that casts and crews of shows are largely LGBTQ+, and we are especially interested in producing plays that have non-white characters, transgender characters, and disabled characters. We believe in ethical representation: those characters are played only by actors who share the character’s identities and intersections. 

We do everything we can to be accessible to actors, writers, and audience members alike.  We hold all of our shows in ADA-compliant venues, pay all of our artists, and offer shows with both sliding scale and Pay-What-You-Can options. As a non-profit organization, we rely largely on donations from patrons like you to continue this vital work. As a patron, you have the exciting opportunity to join our growing community of change-makers and uplift the stories and experiences of marginalized (not to mention brilliant) innovators and makers. 

What's next for us: Gadfly will start our 9th season of producing queer and feminist work in March of 2019, kicking the season off with 60 Queer Plays in 90 Queer Minutes, a compilation of brand new hilarious and hard-hitting plays. We're currently planning several Drunk Queer History and Sober Queer History events for later this year.

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Tiers
Baby Unicorn
$1 or more per month 3 patrons
As a unicorn fresh out of the womb, you'll already get a lot of love and attention:


-Hear about it first with access to our Patreon stream with news and info about Gadfly, our artists, and our work.

- Feel like a VIP: your name, or the name of your organization, is featured on BOTH our website and in our program.

Toddler Unicorn
$5 or more per month 2 patrons
Your first word is "gadfly" and you already want to smash the patriarchy!


To show off for your friends, you'll get everything above plus extra thanks:


-Feel like a VVIP (a Very Very Important Person) with a special thank you on Twitter!

-Upgrade your punk vest (or backpack) with a limited-edition Gadfly button!

Kindergartener Unicorn
$10 or more per month 1 patron
Bring your backpack, because you're about to get so much appreciation, you won't know where to put it! 


As a school-age magical patron, you'll get the most recognition there ever was:


-Upgrade your VVIP status with your name on our website, program, Twitter, AND Facebook!

-Spread the love with *two* limited-edition Gadfly buttons, so you can share with a friend!

Adolescent Unicorn
$25 or more per month 0 patrons
Congrats on puberty! 


There's always room for you at our lunch table with these special rewards: 


-Everything above (yep, everything!)

-Make our friends your friends with a special online promotion for an event hosted by your or your organization! 

Full-Grown Unicorn
$50 or more per month 0 patrons
You survived your childhood! Huzzah! 


Develop full self-actualization in your adult life with all of the above rewards PLUS:


-A special invite and shout out for the opening night reception (talk about impressing your date)!

-*Two* half-priced tickets to any production you choose! 


Middle-Aged Unicorn
$100 or more per month 0 patrons
You are in the prime of your life and have built many deep and meaningful relationships (including one with us!)-- it's time to celebrate all you've done! 


Get everything above PLUS:


-Never miss a show with a special invite to literally all of our events!

-Spread the love with *two* FREE tickets to any production you choose!

-Arrive in style with special reserved seating, so you can get the best view in the house!

-Strut your stuff with an exclusive Gadfly T-shirt!!

Silver Fox Unicorn
$150 or more per month 0 patrons
As you age, you not only become more attractive, but you also develop powers to shape shift! 


You are now officially one of our favourite people, so you'll get everything above (thanks, more thanks, promotion, invites, buttons, t-shirt, reserved seating) PLUS:


-A FREE ad in our show programs!

-1 FREE season pass! 

Narwhal
$200 or more per month 0 patrons
You've transcended your physical unicorn form to become the only horned creature more majestic than a unicorn--a narwhal.  


Even better because, like your awesomeness, narwhals are real! 


Get it all with everything above PLUS:


-Feel our appreciation with a special thank you during all curtain speeches!

-Upgrade your ad to a quarter page in our programs!

-Take home a program signed by the cast and crew of each production!

-Get TWO free season passes!