Queensland writer Terry Anthony Smith is collaborating with musician, Nicola Hayden, to produce a musical drama, "ANGELIC - Rise of a Backstreet Girl" as a way to aid local charities, Teen Challenge, and The Base Services.
A crowd funding campaign is currently running to raise money to enable the recording process and multimedia distribution. The crowd funding campaign is scheduled to finish on 5th December.
ANGELIC - Rise of a Backstreet Girl aims to entertain and inform parents and grandparents about the alarming increase in the number of homeless, and disadvantaged, the current flood of cheap drugs such as crack, and ice, and highlight the dedication of those confronting the problems on the front line: the streets of our cities, and towns.
Executive Director of Teen Challenge Queensland, Joanne Hobbs said the organisation worked with people from 16 to 39 with life controlling issues. People using their service had addictions, mental health, eating disorders or were self-harming. "They live with us for 12 months where we look at underlying issues that cause them to get to that place in their life. We do this without government funding. We are thankful for Angelic, as a means to much needed income." Jo explained.
Base Services provides meals to homeless, and disadvantaged people also without government support. "We are a volunteer run organisation. Yet we need to raise $60,000 per year to operate. Feeding people costs a lot. Angelic will be a blessing to us, our community, and to disadvantaged people." Manager, Nat Spray said.
Other media, following release of the album, a narrated version of the musical/drama, and a Producer's Pack, for live performances in theatres, and high school musicals will be available.
"There are just days left to reach our crowd funding goal. However, we are committed to the cause whether we reach our goal or not. We welcome all inquiries." Terry said.
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