Happenstance Founders

is creating An Artistic Life that includes Theater, Poetry and Practicality

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SIDEKICK

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$5
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The sidekick is always there, by our side through thick and thin, helping whole heartedly with what they can. 
We will shout from the treetops (and Instagram stories) that you are helping to keep us afloat. We can either share your name, or the name of someone you want to honor in the dedication. 
  • Monthly Tea visit live on Zoom with our Patreon supporters!
  • MONTHLY TEA TIME
  • SHOUT OUT

UPLIFTER

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$10
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This tier lifts us a little closer to the moon and helps us get ideas off the ground. 
  • We will give you a shout out in our Instagram stories.
  • Mailed Thank You card souvenir
  • You will get exclusive discounts for any Happenstance Performances (live or virtual)
  • SHOUT OUT
  • THANK YOU CARD
  • PERFORMANCE DISCOUNTS

INNAMORATI

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$15
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The INNAMORATI are THE LOVERS, stock characters in Commedia Dell'Arte. Despite many obstacles the lovers were always united in the end. Help us work toward a greater unity and share our love.
  • Shout out on our Instagram stories
  • Glimpses of works-in-progress
  • You will get exclusive discounts for any Happenstance Performances (live or virtual)
  • SHOUT OUT
  • GLIMPSES
  • PERFORMANCE DISCOUNTS

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About Happenstance Founders

Greetings!!!
We are Mark Jaster and Sabrina Mandell, founders and artistic co-directors of Happenstance Theater, professional theater makers, clowns, teachers, and peddlers of whimsy. We created Happenstance in 2006 as a vehicle for our theatrical partnership. Eventually it expanded into the Ensemble quintet that it is today. Mark and I continue to create duo work and Mark still performs his solo shows at schools and for assembly programs as he has for over 30 years, at least, he did until Covid-19 hit. We are not sure how this will affect us in the long term. For now we are creating online content and hoping that we will be able to perform live again soon. We also do other things that intersect with our Happenstance existence. Sabrina writes poetry, creates wigs and decorative adornments, gardens, is actively engaged in  and occasionally paints. Mark restores and repairs instruments, builds functional objects and maintains the Happenstance Atelier. Together we are cultivating a life that reflects our values to cause no harm, generate light, create beauty and whimsy, and prepare joyously for the inevitability of death. We are also proponents of the tenet Vintage Style Not Vintage Values, a term coined by the incredible Dandy Wellington.
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By becoming a patron, you'll instantly unlock access to 21 exclusive posts
11
Images
2
Links
2
Polls
2
Writings
7
Videos

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