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Transcendence Theatre Company featured in TEDx speaker series

Transcendence Theatre Company featured in TEDx speaker series


The award-winning Sonoma County-based Transcendence Theatre Company has been chosen to participate in TEDxSonomaCounty, an annual, local, independently organized event licensed by TED. The event is slated for Saturday, March 5, from 1 to 4p.m. in the Jackson Theater at Sonoma Country Day School.

“We are very honored to participate in this prestigious event,” said Amy Miller, Transcendence’s artistic director. “We are thrilled to explore how theater can inspire us to overcome challenges and emerge boldly into the future.”

Transcendence Theatre Company’s mission is to create extraordinary experiences that inspire all to cherish life and live it to the fullest. Featuring performances by some of Broadway’s finest talent, Transcendence demonstrates how live theater has the remarkable ability to heal, inspire, and empower audiences. Miller, along with Transcendence performing artists, will present a talk and performance titled Emergence in the Arts.

Cast members for the TEDx event include Belinda Allyn ( Allegiance), Meggie Cansler Ness ( Wicked), Arielle Crosby ( Motown the Musical), Tony Gonzalez ( Mamma Mia), Adam Jacobs ( Aladdin), Colin McAdoo ( Soul Doctor), and Amy Miller (42nd Street).

The creative team includes Tony Gonzales (director), Matt Smart (musical director), Alisha Ramos-Epps (production manager), and Maggie Simental (production stage manager). The music team includes Juan Carreon (drums), Lucas Chen (cello), Caroline McCaskey (violin), and Matt Smart (keyboard).

TEDx is a program of local, selforganized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TED Talks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection. TEDxSonomaCounty brings local voices and leading experts together to share their big ideas in technology, entertainment, and design.

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