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  Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park - 2013
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Adam Jacobs - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Adam
Jacobs
"Les Miserables"
Broadway
Amanda Lehman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Amanda
Lehman
"42nd Street"
National Tour
Amy Miller - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Amy
Miller
"42nd Street"
Broadway
Andrea Sweeney - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Andrea
Sweeney
"Santa...3 "
Disney Pictures
Brad Surosky - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brad
Surosky
"Cold Case"
CBS
Brian Golub - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brian
Golub
"When In Rome"
Touchstone...
Brooke Tansley - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brooke
Tansley
"Hairspray"
Broadway
Carey Anderson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Carey
Anderson
"Avenue Q"
Broadway
Carrie Manolakos - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Carrie
Manolakos
"Mamma Mia"
Broadway
Casey Hebbel - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Casey
Hebbel
"Avenue Q"
Summer Rep.
Christopher Youngsman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Christopher
Youngsman
"Grease"
Broadway
Dylan Smith - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Dylan
Smith
"42nd Street"
International Tour
Elizabeth Stanley - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Elizabeth
Stanley
"Company"
Broadway
Eric Jackson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Eric
Jackson
"Young Frankenstein"
Broadway
Freddie Kimmel - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Freddie
Kimmel
"Billy Elliot"
National Tour
Gabrielle Ruiz - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Gabrielle
Ruiz
"In The Heights"
Broadway
Jaclyn Miller - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Jaclyn
Miller
"My Fair Lady"
OR Shakespeare
Jennifer Farmer - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Jennifer
Farmer
"Grease"
International Tour
Julie Craig - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Julie
Craig
"Bye Bye Birdie"
City Center Encores!
Kamela Portuges-Robbins - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kamela Portuges
"Being... Malcovich" Universal
Kelly Jacobs - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kelly
Jacobs
"Mary Poppins"
Broadway
Kurt Domoney - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kurt
Domoney
"A Chorus Line"
Broadway
Laurie Wells - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Laurie
Wells
"Mamma Mia "
Broadway
Leah Horowitz - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Leah
Horowitz
"Les Miserables"
Broadway
Leah Sprecher - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Leah
Sprecher
"Happy Days"
National Tour
Lee Armstrong- Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Lee
Armstrong
"Fraggle Rock"
HBO
Lexy Fridell - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Lexy
Fridell
"Pee Wee Herman
Show" Broadway
Libby Servais - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Libby
Servais
"Wicked"
Broadway
Mark Gindick - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Mark
Gindick
"Big Apple Circus"
NYC
Matt Gibson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Matt
Gibson
"Gypsy"
Broadway
Melissa Giattino - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Melissa
Giattino
"42nd Street"
Broadway
Molly Alvarez - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Molly
Alvarez
"Happy Days"
National Tour
Morgan Karr - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Morgan
Karr
"Spring Awakening"
Broadway
Nick Dalton - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nick
Dalton
"Legally Blonde"
National Tour
Nicolas Dromard - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nicolas
Dromard
"Mary Poppins"
Broadway
Nicole Mangi- Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nicole
Mangi
"Gypsy"
Broadway
Nili Bassman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nili
Bassman
"Chicago"
Broadway
Q. Smith - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Q. Smith
Porte
"Les Miserables"
Broadway
Rachel Thomas - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Rachel Louise
Thomas
"Dora... Explorer"
Radio City...
Randi Kaye - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Randi
Kaye
"42nd Street"
National Tour
Robert Petrarca  - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Robert
Petrarca
"Happy Days"
Falcon Theatre
Ron DeStefano - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Ron
DeStefano
"Fiddler...Roof"
National Tour
Ruby Lewis - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Ruby
Lewis
"Jersey Boys"
National Tour
Sam Strasfeld - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Sam
Strasfeld
"Mary Poppins"
Broadway
Sheri Sanders - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Sheri
Sanders
"Urinetown"
National Tour
Stephan Stubbins - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Stephan Stubbins
"Mary Poppins"
Broadway
Stephanie Cadma - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Stephanie
Cadman
"42nd Street"
National Tour
Stephen Mazurek - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Steve
Mazurek
"Les Miserables"
Hollywood Bowl
Steven Booth - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Steven
Booth
"Avenue Q"
Broadway
Tinuke Oyefule - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Tinuke
Oyefule
"The X Factor"
FOX
Victor Mazzone - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Victor
Mazzone
"Camelia la Tejuana"
Long Beach Opera
Victoria Matlock - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Victoria
Matlock
"Million... Quartet"
Broadway
Wendy Rosoff - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Wendy
Rosoff
"42nd Street"
Broadway
Will Reynolds - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Will
Reynolds
"Mamma Mia"
National Tour
Amanda Stuart - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Amanda
Stuart
ASM & Event Coordinator
Anne Abrams - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Anne
Abrams
Press Relations
Associate
Bill Ferguson - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Bill
Ferguson
Technical
Supervisor
Brett Fisher - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Brett
Fisher
Business
Manager
Brett Schrier - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Brett
Schrier
Music
Director
Brian Boyce- Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Brian
Boyce
Drummer
Chris Stubbins - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Chris
Stubbins
Press Relations
Associate
Denice Hall - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Denice
Hall
Concessions /
Merchandise Manager
Erin Schuster - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Erin
Schuster
Marketing
Associate
Jared Seltzer- Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jared
Seltzer
Multi-Media
Team Manager
Jeff Basham - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jeff
Basham
Operations
Assistant
Jeffrey Porter - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jeffrey
Porter
Technical
Director
Jonathan Bradford  - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jonathan Bradford
Technical Coordinator
Head Carpenter
Leesa Munger - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Leesa
Munger
Box Office
Manager
Marcy Reed - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Marcy
Reed
Production Stage
Manager
Matt Moisey - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Matt
Moisey
Assistant
Music Director
Michael Kramer - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Michael
Kramer
Set Designer
Michael Wilcox - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Michael
Wilcox
Bassist
Neil Skacel - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Neal
Skacel
Sound
Technician
Tony Rochman - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Tony
Rochman
Operations
Coordinator
Vanessa Vann - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Vanessa
Vann
House
Manager

Adam Jacobs - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Adam Jacobs

Adam Jacobs is a San Francisco native and a graduate of St. Ignatius and NYU. Broadway: The Lion King (Simba), Les Miserables (Marius). Regional: American premiere of Zorro (Zorro) at Alliance Theater, world premiere of Aladdin (Aladdin) at 5th Avenue Theater, Once On This Island (Daniel) at Paper Mill Playhouse. National tours: The Lion King (Simba), Mamma Mia! (Sky), Cinderella (Prince), and Les Miserables (Marius). Love to his beautiful wife Kelly! www.AdamLJacobs.com

Amanda Lehman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Amanda Lehman

AMANDA LEHMAN originally from Mobile, AL has been based out NYC for over a decade. Some of her favorite credits: THE RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTULAR, Moscow/Japan/US Tour of 42ND STREET, FOOTLOOSE, Walt Disney's FINDING NEMO The Musical. Regional/International: A CHORUS LINE, MUSIC MAN, SPIRIT OF THE DANCE, ROYAL CARRIBEAN CRUISE LINES. Amanda serves on dance faculty at AMDA conservatory in Manhattan. She is a graduate of Broadway Dance Center's Richard Ellner Scholarship. Proud member of AEA. Love and Thanks to Mom, Dad, & Jamie

Amy Miller - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Amy Miller

Artistic Director & CEO, Founding Member

For the past 6 years, it has been the greatest honor of Amy's life to join with artists and community members from around the world to bring the vision of the Transcendence Theatre Company to life. After producing TTC's Award-Winning Inaugural Season, Amy is excited to expand & grow Transcendence Theatre's mission to create transcendent experiences that inspire audiences to go beyond the usual limits and change the world in extraordinary ways.

Broadway/National Tour: 42nd Street. Select TV/Film Credits: The Newsroom, Law & Order Los Angeles, Jake in Progress, & over twenty National Commercials. Amy & her husband Executive Director Brad Surosky are well-known across the world for being in the hit You-Tube Video, "The Best Wedding Toast Ever". Amy thanks everyone beyond words, especially her family, friends, Team Transcendence, and all of our incredible donors & sponsors, for their continuous belief and support of this immense dream.

She dedicates Transcendence Theatre's 2013 season to Ma'Ma' & Daddy and in loving memory of Shirley Gilden, Celeste Dupox, her Grandparents, & Harold Clurman.

Andrea Sweeney - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Andrea Sweeney

Andrea is extremely excited to be coming back for Season 2 of Broadway Under the Stars this summer. Select stage credits include The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet von Dergraff), The Sould of Music (Leisl), Seussical (Gertrude), Big River (Mary Jane) and Annie (Annie). Some film and television credits include: Santa Clause 3, The Middle, and Without a Trace. For more information visit andreasweeney.weebly.com. Andrea would like to thank Transcendence Theatre Co. for this amazing and transformative opportunity. 

Brad Surosky - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brad Surosky

co-Executive Director, Founding Member

Brad is so excited and humbled to be here in Sonoma with this incredible community. He is also so incredibly proud of all the hard work by so many people to make our second season a reality.

Brad is a Baltimore, Maryland native and holds a B.F.A. in Drama from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. He has performed Off-Broadway and at many regional theaters across the country including Century Center, Provincetown Playhouse, Wayside Theatre, Virginia Musical Theatre, Naples Dinner Theatre, Hampton Playhouse, and many more.

Brad can be seen in the Film and TV world working in scenes opposite James Caan, Zach Braff, Kristen Bell, Josh Duhamel, and Camilla Bell. Select TV/Film credits include Cold Case, Scrubs, Las Vegas, Veronica Mars, When a Stranger Calls, and numerous national commercials. Brad is incredibly fortunate to be married to TTC's Artistic Director, Amy Miller. He dedicates this season to his incredible Grandma who brought him to see his first professional play, and taught him in life to always choose love.

Brian Golub - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brian Golub

Brian Golub is beyond thrilled to be back in Sanoma with TTC in their first official season! On Film Brian had a supporting role aside Kristen Bell in the Feature Film “When In Rome”. Broadway Benefits: Hair,Chess,Charles Busch on B’way. Off-Broadway/NY: Lost In Love ( w/ Constantine Maroulis), Fleet Week, Caligula, Floyd Collins, NBS, Regional: Walnut Street Playhouse, Maine State Music Theatre, Gateway Playhouse, Riverside Theatre, Merry Go Round Playhouse, Actors Playhouse (two Carbonell Nominations for Fiddler…and  The Full Monty) Phoenix Theatre (Zoni Nomination for Altar Boyz), St. Michael’s Playhouse, Philadelphia Theatre Company. Thanks and congrats to the entire TTC family!  Love to my family and my friends for all their support and love! BrianGolub.com, UniqueNewYorkProductions.com

Brooke Tansley - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brooke Tansley

Broadway: Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Penny in Hairspray. Film: Music and Lyrics (Hugh Grant and Drew Barrymore), My Sassy Girl (Elisha Cuthbert), Who's the Top? (Steve Buscemi), Take Care (actor/producer). TV: "Law & Order: Criminal Intent", Daisy Toadstool on "Video Game Reunion" (MTV/Comedy Central). Stage: Anne in Little Fish (Original L.A. Cast Recording), Clara in The Light in the Piazza (Best Performance by a Leading Actress - Stage Scene LA). Comedy: Upright Citizens Brigade.

Carey Anderson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Carey Anderson

Carey is an artist who has been calling New York City home for over 10 years. She has starred on Broadway in MAMMA MIA (Sophie), and AVENUE Q (Kate/Lucy). She has toured Japan playing Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with The Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra, and has performed in many regional productions across the country. Her debut album WOKEN UP is available on iTunes. Carey is in awe of this incredible company and so honored to be here!

Carrie Manolakos - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Carrie Manolakos

Broadway: MAMMA MIA (Sophie), Nat'l Tours: WICKED (Elphaba Standby). Also a singer/songwriter with debut Album Echo reaching top 100 on the iTunes Pop Charts. Her video of Radiohead's Creep is over 1.3 Million views with write-ups in Gawker, New Yorker, Huffington Post, and Entertainment weekly. Carrie was voted Elle Magazine's 30 Under 30: Essential Names to Know (Voted #1 by readers). Most recently Carrie was a guest singer with PHISH at Madison Square Garden for their NYE show. www.carriemanolakos.com

Casey Hebbel - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Casey Hebbel

Casey Hebbel is ecstatic to return to Transcendence! Favorite credits: Avenue Q (Kate Monster), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Christine), Company (April), Hairspray (Penny). Casey has performed regionally at Studio Tenn, Flat Rock Playhouse, The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, and Summer Repertory Theatre. An alumni of Belmont University, Casey resides in NYC & is a brand new member of AEA. Endless gratitude to her wonderful family for their undying support! Many thanks to the TTC team; let's explode hearts!

Christopher Youngsman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Christopher Youngsman

Broadway/National Tour: Urinetown - Tiny Tom; Grease! - Eugene. Off Broadway/Regional: The Gorey Details - Marsh Mary Rose (The Century Center); Just So! - Leopard (North Shore Musical Theatre); Hair - Woof (Actors Theatre of Louisville); The World Goes Round - Man 2 (SCV); Pageant - Miss Great Plains (Walnut Street Theatre); Plaid Tidings - Smudge (Cleveland Playhouse); Forever Plaid - Smudge (Connecticut Repertory); You're a Good Man Charlie Brown - Schroeder (Self Family Arts Center); Gypsy - Yonkers (San Jose Civic Light Opera). Workshops: Shrek, Nerds, Soap Dish, Yeast Nation; Film: Across the Universe - Merry Prankster (Julie Taymor Project). Television: The Christopher Show - Host; The Tonight Show - Tap Dancing Mormon; Hannah Montana - Choreographer; Rescue Me - John; Starved - Tan Man; Between the Lions - Sloppy Pop (PBS); Tony Awards. I dedicate these performances to my MOM and DAD

Dylan Smith - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Dylan Smith

Dylan is a NYC based dancer, choreographer and instructor. He graduated from Marymount Manhattan College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance.

Professional credits include: The Japan and North American tours of 42nd St., JUBILEE! at Ballys Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Holland America Cruise lines, Hershey Park, in addition to various regional theater work, industrials, television and film. Other highlights include JUMP JIVE & WAIL! with the USO starring Paris Hilton as well as performing alongside the band PHISH to a sold out crowd of 35,000 on New Year's Eve at Madison Square Garden.

Dylan is on staff at Broadway Dance Center in New York City and has taught and choreographed for countless studios across the US, his works continuing to win numerous titles and high scores year after year.

A true artist, Dylan enjoys writing, photography, painting, designing his own costumes, and conceptualizing and creating works in all aspects of the arts world.

Elizabeth Stanley - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Elizabeth Stanley

Broadway: originated the roles of Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet; Allison in Cry-Baby, and April in the Tony-award-winning revival of Company. First National Tour: Kira in Xanadu. Off-Broadway: Gussie in Merrily We Roll Along (NYCC Encores!); The Nurse in Hello, Again (Transport Theatre Group-Drama League Nomination). Numerous TV and regional roles. Thanks to Amy and Brad and everyone at TTC; singing under California starshine is a magical dream come true! Elizabethstanley.net

Eric Jackson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Eric Jackson

Eric is currently touring with The Book of Mormon but so happy for the chance to return to the Transcendence Theatre Company! Broadway: Young Frankenstein and Thoroughly Modern Millie. Other National Tours: Dreamgirls, Ragtime, Chicago, and the Radio Christmas Spectacular. Regionally he's played across the country as well, but was last seen in the west coast debut of the Kander and Ebb musical, The Scottsboro Boys. BFA, University of Michigan. Visit him at www.Eric-Jackson.net.

Freddie Kimmel - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Freddie Kimmel

Freddie Kimmel is thrilled to be joining forces with transcendence! Credits include Billy Elliot (Tony u/s) 2nd National Tour, A Tree grows in Brooklyn (Willie) Off BWay, On The Town (Chip) Lucille Lortelle, White Christmas (Phil) Virginia Repertory Theater, Les Miserables (fueilly) P.C.L.O. Upcoming: Freddie is also very excited to be involved in SUPERFLY over the past year and a half directed by Bill T Jones…keep an eye out 2013. Proud cancer survivor!

Gabrielle Ruiz - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Gabrielle Ruiz

Broadway: Evita & In the Heights. Few Faves: SkippyJon Jones (Off-Bway), A Chorus Line (1st Nat'l/Papermill), The Broadway Dolls, Speakeasy Moderne, My One and Only (Goodspeed). Some TV & Film. From South Texas, OCU BFA, AEA. WCHIA. God is so Good. www.garielleruiz.net, @ImGabrielleRuiz. Other gig: Healthy Happiness with Gabrielle @HHwGabrielle. So blessed to be here!

Jaclyn Miller - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Jaclyn Miller

Jaclyn Miller is delighted to be making her TTC debut! National Tour: Happy Days: the Musical. Regional Credits: Chicago (Ogunquit Playhouse), 9 to 5 (Ogunquit Playhouse), Soul Doctor (Parker Playhouse), The Who's TOMMY (Berkshire Theatre Festival). In addition to performing Jaclyn works as an Associate Choreographer, assisting on shows such as: Pirates of Penzance, She Loves Me (Oregon Shakespeare Festival),Joseph...Dreamcoat (Lyric Theatre). Most recently, she had the incredible honor of choreographing her first projects: My Fair Lady and Taming of the Shrew (Oregon Shakespeare Festival).

Jennifer Farmer - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Jennifer Farmer

Jennifer Farmer is delighted to be joining TTC! Jennifer earned her BM in Vocal Performance from NKU before heading to L.A. in 2000. Since then she has appeared in numerous national commercials, and has had a successful career in stage, modeling, film and voiceover. Jennifer had the thrilling opportunity to perform as a soprano soloist in some of the finest cathedrals in Germany and Austria, and to play Sandy in the European tour of GREASE. She is a member of SAG/Aftra and AEA, and resides in Sonoma County as a private voice teacher. Love to my family, Aaron, Caden and Layne!

Julie Craig - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Julie Craig

NY: The Apple Tree with Kristin Chenoweth, Bye Bye Birdie directed by Tony Award winning Jerry Zaks (City Center Encores!), Pirates of Penzance, Iolanthe, etc. (City Center), Luisa in The Fantasticks (Off-Bway), The Black Monk (Samuel Beckett) - Cast Album. Regional: Dog in the Manger (Shakespeare Theatre Company), Cosette in Les Miserables (Walnut Street) - Barrymore Award Nomination, Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie (Westchester Broadway), Maria in West Side Story (International Tour). TV: Law & Order: SVU, Cupid, Guiding Light. "Miss Teen Pennsylvania". BFA NYU/Tisch.

Kamela Portuges-Robbins - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kamela Portuges - Images In Motion

Kamela Portuges is co-owner and production designer at Images In Motion. She has over twenty years experience in designing award winning puppets and puppet sets for TV and film. She has puppeteered on many TV shows, films and commercials. Kamela has written many award winning scripts.

Kamela has designed puppets, sets and puppeteered for numerous clients including the National Forest Service, the National Marrow Donor Program, "Little Leaps" for Leapfrog Toys and more. Her screen credits include puppeteering and/or sculpting for "James and the Giant Peach", "MonkeyBone", "Being John Malkovich", "The Fly2", "BiCentennial Man", "Life Aquatic" and the "Bob Clampett Opening" for the Cartoon Network. Her Commercial resume includes ESPN, Panasonic, Best Buy, Mercedes Benz and Round Table Pizza.

Kamela is the recipient of three regional Emmys, as a writer, puppeteer and production designer. She is one of America's foremost celebrity doll sculptor's and her work is seen in stores around the world. Kamela has degrees in Theater, Science and Marketing.

Images in Motion is Sonoma’s Emmy award winning puppet theater.  IIM’s work centers around puppetry for  TV and film, but the two co-owners, Lee Armstrong and Kamela Portuges enjoy live performance as well. Their performance/and or fabrication credits include “Being John Malkovich” “James and the Giant Peach” “Monkeybone” “Life Aquatic” Henson’s “Fraggle Rock” and numerous commercials.  

Kelly Jacobs - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kelly Jacobs

Kelly Jacobs is excited to be sharing this wonderful experience with her husband Adam! A native of WI, Kelly spent the last 4 years as swing/dance capt. of Mary Poppins on tour and Broadway. Favorite credits include Radio City Christmas Spectacular (NYC), Mame (Kennedy Center), Tommy (Pittsburgh CLO), Camelot with Robert Goulet (Atlanta TOTS), Producers (Pioneer), Cats (Marriott Theater in Lincolnshire), Tokyo Disney. Thank you TTC!

Kurt Domoney - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Kurt Domoney

KURT DOMONEY is thrilled to spend the summer with Transcendence! Kurt believes that theatre changes lives and community by creating an experience that is based in service to everyone's own creative journey. Performing: A Chorus Line (Broadway), 42nd Street (1st National), Urinetown (Geva Theatre), The Music Man (Arena Stage), Forum (Goodspeed), Cats (Sacramento Music Circus). Directing / Choreography: Pistachio, the Brooklyn Girl Made from Trash (Brooklyn Arts Council), A Chorus Line (associate choreographer, North Shore). Teaching: www.mtcollegeauditions.com. Gratitude!

Laura Wells - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Laurie Wells

Laurie is thrilled to be back at Transcendence Theatre Company this year!Laurie is a native Californian who now resides in NYC where she can often be seen in the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! She also starred as Donna Sheridan in the National Tour. Favorite Credits: City of Angels and 42nd Street at the Goodspeed Opera House, Ragtime in Ithaca NY, Dames at Sea at Bay Street, 1st National Tour of Swing!

Leah Horowitz - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Leah Horowitz

Leah Horowitz is stoked to be back in Sonoma! She recently played Sarah Brown in Guys & Dolls at GLT in Cleveland. Broadway: Follies (Young Heidi); Les Miserables (Cosette); White Christmas; Woman in White; Fiddler…; La Cage…;Th.Mod.Millie. Regional includes: Follies (Young Heidi) at Kennedy Ctr and the Ahmanson; Carousel with the NY Phil; Fiddler… (Hodel) at Sacramento Music Circus; Merrily We Roll Along and Where's Charley? at City Ctr Encores!; Showboat (Magnolia) at St Louis Muny. More at leahhorowitz.com.

Leah Sprecher - Broadway Under the Stars Performer


Leah Sprecher
Creative Coordinator, Founding Member

Leah Sprecher has performed at some of the nations most prestigious theatres including Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Opera House, and REPRISE! She Most recently completed a year-long stint at the famed Groundlings theatre in Los Angeles where she wrote and performed sketch/improv comedy in shows such as Et Tu Sunday, Camp Sunday, the Cookin' With Gas Show, and her one-woman show Old At Heart. Nat'l Tours:42nd Street, Happy Days, and the Radiocity Christmas Spectacular. Film/TV: Jimmy Kimmel Live and The Marc Maron Project.

Lee Armstrong - Broadway Under the Stars Performer


Lee Armstrong - Images In Motion

Lee Armstrong is co-owner and producer at Images In Motion Inc. She has produced award winning TV programs. Clients include Leapfrog Enterprises, the USDA Forest Service, NISE Barbados, National Marrow Donor Program, the University of California and more.

Lee started out as a TV puppeteer for Jim Henson. Her credits include both TV and film with such titles as "Being John Malkovich", "MonkeyBone", "Fraggle Rock", "Follow That Bird," "Mustard Pancakes" for PBS, "Little Leaps" for Leapfrog Toys and the "Bob Clampett Show" for the Cartoon Network.

Her commercial credits include AXE, Best Buy, Mercedes Benz, Round Table Pizza, Bell Canada and Gold Seal Seafood. She is the recipient of two Regional Emmys as producer/writer and puppeteer. Lee is the Video Production Consultant for Puppeteers of America. Lee has a degree in Theater and received two Canada Council grants for her work in puppetry.

Images in Motion is Sonoma’s Emmy award winning puppet theater.  IIM’s work centers around puppetry for  TV and film, but the two co-owners, Lee Armstrong and Kamela Portuges enjoy live performance as well. Their performance/and or fabrication credits include “Being John Malkovich” “James and the Giant Peach” “Monkeybone” “Life Aquatic” Henson’s “Fraggle Rock” and numerous commercials.  

Lexy Fridell - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Lexy Fridell

Broadway: The Pee-wee Herman Show. 1st Nat'l Tour: Avenue Q. Off-Broadway: Avenue Q, Gone Missing. London: (I am) Nobody's Lunch. Original Dory in Disney's Finding Nemo, The Musical. Other theatre: PCPA, PCLO, Kansas City Starlight, SRT, Weston/Ogunquit Playhouses. Lexy's voice can be heard as "Chairry" on HBO's Pee-wee Herman Show DVD, and on a SNL digital short. BFA: CMU. Lexy is thrilled to be playing with Transcendence in her very own hometown! www.lexyfridell.com.

Libby Servais - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Libby Servais

Libby is overjoyed to join the Transcendence Theatre Co. this summer! Broadway: Wicked (Glinda u/s), Lysistrata Jones (Lysistrata, Myhrinne standby). Tours: Wicked (Glinda Standby in San Francisco and 2nd National Tour). Regional: Legally Blonde (Elle Woods), 1776 (Martha Jefferson), Hairspray (Amber), Pride and Prejudice (Georgiana Darcy), Hair (Jeanie), Pregnancy Pact (Sansanee), Side Show (Violet Hilton). Graduate of Baldwin-Wallace University Conservatory of Music. Love and endless gratitude to her incredible family and canine daughter, Pearl!

Mark Gindick - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Mark Gindick

Mark Gindick is a professional actor, clown, physical comedian, director, teacher and writer/creator of his own theatrical shows. Wing-Man, his original theatrical piece, won BEST ONE-MAN SHOW in United Solo Theatre Festival. Feature films, including Julie & Julia ; Televison, The Late Show with David Letterman, Late Night with Conan O'Brien and was featured in The PBS mini series CIRCUS; Mark's unique blend of vaudeville, dance, and physical comedy earned him three Golden Nose Awards

Matt Gibson - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Matt Gibson

BROADWAY: Gypsy (starring Patti Lupone); OFF-BROADWAY: New Girl in Town (Irish Rep), OFF-OFF BROADWAY: Both your Houses (Metropolitan Playhouse), Pursuit of Persephone (Prospect Theater Company); FAVORITE AEA ROLES: Curly and Will (Oklahoma!), Phil (White Christmas), Claude (Hair), Lt. Cable (South Pacific), Cornelius (Hello, Dolly!), Diesel (West Side Story); OTHER THEATER: Woody (Toy Story: the Musical) Disney Cruise Line, Radio City Christmas Spectacular. TRAINING: BFA: NYU Tisch CAP21/ Stonestreet. RI Native. AEA, AGVA, and SAG-AFTRA. www.mrmattgibson.com

Melissa Giattino - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Melissa Giattino

Melissa Giattino is proud to be half of the song-and-dance duo TWO ON TAP. Since debuting in 2010, TWO ON TAP has entertained tens of thousands at concerts across the USA and onboard luxury cruise liners, including Queen Mary 2. As a solo artist, Melissa made her Broadway debut as an original revival cast member of the tap-dancing spectacular 42nd Street, and her talents have been featured as a member of the Radio City Rockettes.

Molly Alvarez- Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Molly Alvarez

Molly is thrilled to be returning to Sonoma, after having choreographed for Transcendence's Inaugural Season! Her choreography for the Troubadour Theater Company earned her 2011 and 2012 LA Ovation Award nominations, a 2012 Back Stage Garland Award, and a 2012 Broadway World LA Award nomination. Other choreography has been seen at venues throughout LA and NYC. Acting credits include: Happy Days the Musical--National Tour, and Lost in Hollywoodland--NYC Fringe. She is part of the SDCF Observership Program for Emerging Artists.

Morgan Karr - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Morgan Karr

MORGAN KARR is a Los Angeles based singer-songwriter who blends catchy melodies with honest lyrics and a powerful voice. Morgan has received top honors as a writer & performer from the John Lennon Songwriting Competition (2012), and "Amateur Night" at the Apollo Theater (2010). As an actor, he appeared in the GRAMMY & TONY winning production of Spring Awakening on Broadway. Perhaps more inspiring is Morgan's effort to support community through art -- creating the non-profit initiative CommunicateME which partners working artists with inner-city high schools to write original pieces of music and theater. Morgan's sophomore EP 'yellow skies' was produced by Alex Wong (Delta Rae, Vienna Teng, Ari Hest). www.MorganKarr.com

Nick Dalton - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nick Dalton

NICK is most recognizable as the face of DirecTV bills nationwide, pop up TROJAN Condom ads online, and the host of ZOO SOUNDS on ABC/PBS. Some professional highlights working alongside the likes of Eli Wallach, Bill Irwin, Susan Lucci, Harvey Fierstein, Adrian Zmed, and Sally Struthers include HAIR (European Tour), LEGALLY BLONDE: The Musical (US Tour), HAIRSPRAY (Original Las Vegas Company), the pre Broadway production of the musical THE THREE MUSKETEERS, ALL MY CHILDREN, and most recently the World Premiere Beach Boys Musical "SURF" at the PLANET HOLLYWOOD CASINO in Las Vegas.

Nick is currently a Teaching Artist / Spokesperson for ASTEP: Artists Striving To End Poverty (www.asteponline.org), where he recently co-constructed an Arts Camp for TEACH FOR INDIA in Pune, India, has led Hurricane Sandy relief teams in Rockaway Beach and Staten Island, taught workshops for the Kennedy Center, taught Circus/Mask/Puppetry skills at a school for social change in India, and taught music to refugee teens in Brooklyn. This fall he begins the M.F.A. Theatre program at Sarah Lawrence College. www.nickdalton.org

Nicolas Dromard - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nicolas Dromard

Nicolas is so excited to be coming back for another season at Transcendence! For the last 14 years, he's been traveling all over the USA and Canada performing on Broadway and in National Tours. His latest venture had him playing the lead role of Bert in the Broadway and touring productions of Mary Poppins. The Bay Area can still hear the echo of him Dancing Through Life at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco from his year and a half as Fiyero in Wicked. You can currently catch him playing the role of Tommy Devito in the touring production of Jersey Boys. www.nicolasdromard.com.

Nicole Mangi - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nicole Mangi

Nicole is thrilled to be back for her second season with TTC! She was seen on Broadway in the Tony award winning revival of Gypsy starring Patti LuPone and directed by Arthur Laurents. She performed the role of Agnes as well as the Dainty June cover, which she went on for many exciting times! She can also be heard singing on the Grammy Award winning cast recording. Other favorite theatre credits include; New York City Center, Goodspeed Opera House, Primary Stages, North Shore Music Theatre, Westchester Broadway, and Walnut Street. TV roles include Vicky Hennigen on Law and Order: SVU.

Nili Bassman- Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Nili Bassman

Nili returns to Sonoma for a second transcending season, straight off the plane from her honeymoon!! Broadway: Curtains (original company), Never Gonna Dance (original company), Chicago (Hunyak), and The Addams Family (workshop). Regional credits include: Camelot (Guenevere); The 39 Steps (Pamela, etc); A Chorus Line (Cassie); Anything Goes (Hope); Follies (Young Phyllis); The Crucible (Abigail). Select Film/TV: "The Christmas Tree" (Sally Field, dir); "The Contender" (UPN), "Graham Crackers" (pilot). Hometown: Burke, VA. More at www.nilibassman.com

Q. Smith - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Q. Smith

Q. Smith- Originally from Omaha, Nebraska. She's thrilled to be apart of the Transcendence 2nd Year season. Graduate of Ithaca College- B.F.A Musical Theatre. Broadway: Les Miserables (Swing) and Mary Poppins (Miss Andrew). Off- Broadway/Concerts; Fame: The Musical (Mabel Washington-Cast Album), Showboat in Concert at Carnegie Hall, 2008 Inaugural Soloist, Soloist for Hillary Clinton's Vital Voices Awards at Kennedy Center. Tour through Central America and Europe and performed with Gladys Knight and Rita Coolidge in Smokey Joe's Cafe. Q.'s future plans are to build a school of the arts integrated with the juvenile system and to finish her book Queens of the Theatre. Psalms 23. Stay in touch at www.Qperstar.com.

Rachel Thomas - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Rachel Thomas

Rachel Louise Thomas is thrilled to be returning as a Resident Artist for a second season with TTC! NYC: Lincoln Center's Songbook Series, Opening Doors Theatre Company. National Tour/Radio City Music Hall: Nickelodeon's Dora The Explorer. Regional: Kansas City Starlight Theatre, Light Opera of Oklahoma, West Virginia Public Theatre, The Little Opry Theatre (Branson). Rachel holds a Bachelor of Music from Oklahoma City University. Love and gratitude to my family, friends, and TTC for this magical opportunity!

Randi Kaye - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Randi Kaye
Founding Member

Randi has toured both nationally and internationally as Anytime Annie in 42nd Street and Ethel Levy in George M! Some other credits include White Christmas (Judy), Crazy for You (Patsy), and A Chorus Line (Bebe). As a proud founder of TTC, she is overwhelmingly happy to be a part of this incredible company and now this incredible community!! Love and thanks to Mom, Dad, Ly, Jared, and my little monster Noah!

Robert Petrarca - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Robert Petrarca
General Director, Founding Member

Robert Petrarca is a proud founding member of Transcendence Theatre Company and is immensely grateful for the adventure that has unfolded throughout the years. As a Los Angeles based director/choreographer and performer, his credits include "It's Top Secret" at the Noho Arts Center (director/choreographer), "A Christmas Carol" at the Madrid Theatre (director/choreographer), "Technique", a short film (director), Kurt Weill's "Street Scene" at Eastman School of Music (choreographer), "Sunny Side Up" and "Zip! Goes a Million", both with the Operetta Foundation (choreographer) . Robert recently returned from Ashland where he served as the Assistant Choreographer for "My Fair Lady" and "Taming of the Shrew" at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Year-round, Robert serves as the program director for Golden Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, where he directs and choreographs regularly, as well as coordinates educational workshops and class series.

Ron DeStefano - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Ron DeStefano

Ron DeStefano is proud to be half of the song-and-dance duo TWO ON TAP. The 2012-2013 season saw TWO ON TAP completing a 60-city tour of the Midwest and Mountain states and flying to China (twice!). As a soloist, Ron has appeared at Lincoln Center, the Paper Mill Playhouse and Goodspeed Opera House, and he has received the Back Stage Bistro Award for his New York City cabaret work. For more information: www.two-on-tap.com!

Ruby Lewis - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Ruby Lewis

RUBY LEWIS is experiencing her first summer with Transcendence! Theatre credits: National Tours of Jersey Boys, Grease and Gypsy; Regional: 9 to 5 (Doralee) and Legally Blonde (Elle). Ruby also performs in the For the Record Series in LA. On screen, Ruby has recurred on "Desperate Housewives" and co-starred on "Medium", "Brothers & Sisters" and "Rules of Engagement" and "Hart of Dixie." Be on the lookout for Ruby in Showtime's new series "Masters of Sex," premiering in September.

Sam Strasfeld - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Sam Strasfeld

Sam is honored to be back in Sonoma with Transcendence. MOST RECENT: 1 National Tour of Jersey Boys; BROADWAY: Mary Poppins, Scandalous; WEST END: Peggy Sue Got Married; NATIONAL TOURS: Mary Poppins; REGIONAL: Follies (Ahmanson Theatre & Kennedy Center), Chicago (MUNY – St. Louis), We Will Rock You (Mirvish – Toronto); OTHER: MOTION Dance+Theatre; STRATFORD SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL: 3 Seasons; SHAW FESTIVAL: 4 Seasons; Love and Thanks to Mom, Dad, Gaby, Renée, and Julien.

Sheri Sanders - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Sheri Sanders

Insisting on her own diversity, Sheri has done everything from channel the late Kitty Genovese in the opera The Screams of Kitty Genovese (NYMF) to playing Little Becky in the National Tour of Urinetown, to creating the Pilot Episode of MY TIME on the Oprah Winfrey Network, to being the first person in the history of Musical Theatre to teach performers and their teachers how to successfully audition for Rock Musicals, with Hal Leonard as the publisher of her very successful book, Rock The Audition. www.rock-the-audition.com

Stephan Stubbins - Broadway Under the Stars Performer

Stephan Stubbins
co-Executive Director, Founding Member

Stephan would like to thank the amazing Sonoma community for continuing to astound him with greatness. This season belongs to you, without your much needed support, enthusiasm and generosity none of this would be possible.

Stephan was in Mary Poppins (on Broadway and on the 1st National Tour), in the pre-Broadway World Premiere of the musical Memphis (originating the roles of Buck Wiley & Perry Como); in Broadway in Bryant Park, and in the Broadway Benefit "Defying Inequality." He has made multiple appearances on TV on “Late Night with Conan O’Brian” and has played lead roles in many theaters in New York and across the US in addition to doing so for Disney Cruise Lines and Disney’s MGM Studios.

As a soloist Stephan has done everything from touring Austria singing Movie Musicals, to singing Frankie Valli songs at industrials for big corporations, and to (while growing up in Cincinnati, OH) singing an opening act solo for Frank Sinatra at Cincinnati Music Hall. Stephan would like to dedicate this season to you. Go for it!

Stephanie Cadman - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Stephanie Cadman

STEPHANIE CADMAN originally from Ottawa Canada began her professional career in the Mirvish Productions 'Needfire', and the Broadway National Tour of '42nd Street'. She is one of Canada's top violinists featured in the production of BOWFIRE, and is also a member of the country super group BELLE STARR. At 16 she won top female tap dancer at the worlds in Riesa Germany. Stephanie's dynamic playing and singing can be heard on her new CD 'Foggy New Year'. www.stephaniecadman.com

Steve Mazurek- Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Steve Mazurek

STEVE MAZUREK is so happy to be back in Sonoma and with Transcendence! Currently, Hulu can see him singing in Hollywood with the hit movie soundtrack concert series "For The Record" at Rockwell. Steve was recently seen guest starring on TNT's hit show, "Hawthorne" and in the Hollywood Bowl production of "Les Miserables". He sang as a featured solo artist under the prolific Maestro Erich Kunzel with POPS Orchestras around North America. A graduate of Interlochen Arts Academy, Steve received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Steven Booth - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Steven Booth

Has been living and working in NYC for the past six years and is thrilled to be working with Transcendence. Broadway: Avenue Q (Princeton/Rod u/s), Glory Days (Will). Off Broadway/Regional: Dogfight (Gibbs); Spidermusical, Mint Theatre (Colin); Happy Days, National Tour (Richie Cunningham); Glory Days, Signature Theatre in DC; Three Musketeers, North Shore Music Theatre; Avenue Q, Wynn Las Vegas Theatre; Pippin, Coeur d'Alene Summer Theatre (Pippin); Rudolph the Red Nosed ReinDOORS @ Falcon Theatre (Rudolph); Edges: A song cycle, Capitol Repertory Theatre. Love and thanks to family and friends!

 

Tinuke Okefule - Broadway Under the Stars Performer


Tinuke Oyefule

Tinuke Oyefule is excited to be returning to TTC this season after joining the augural cast for the "Dream The Impossible Dream" concert! TV/Film credits include XFactor (Fox), UNDISCOVERED GYRL, LIMITLESS and THE EXPRESS. LA concert series include For the Record: Baz Luhrmann, John Hughes and Tarantino with Rockwell Performance Group. She is a Philadelphia native and holds a BFA from Syracuse University. Love and thanks to family, friends and the entire Transcendence group!

Victor Mazzone - Broadway Under the Stars Performer


Victor Mazzone

Victor Mazzone is a native Kentuckian who landed in LA via a degree in Voice Studies at Northwestern University. West Coast highlights: Jawbreaker with Megan Hilty, a world-wide commercial campaign for Bacardi, U.S. premiere of Camelia la Tejana (Long Beach Opera), singing with Youngblood Hawke on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, and recording with Jared Leto's band 30 Seconds to Mars. Victor is a member of The Silver Lake Chorus. Look for their debut album this summer!

VictoriaMatlock - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
VictoriaMatlock

Victoria was last seen on Broadway in Million Dollar Quartet as Dyanne. She's also starred in Wicked (Elphaba), Evita, The Full Monty, The First Wives Club, The Marvelous Wonderettes (original cast & cast album) & more. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a major in Musical Theatre and a minor in Computer Science. She also owns a photography business, designs jewelry, makes clothing and purses, and designs web sites.

Wendy Rosoff - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Wendy Rosoff

Wendy is honored to be returning to TTC! Broadway/NY: 42nd St (Original revival cast), A Christmas Carol, My Favorite Broadway: The Leading Ladies. Most recent LA Theatre: West Coast premiere of Disenchanted at the El Portal Theatre, The Full Monty (Vicky) and Falsettos (Cordelia). Other favorites: Radio City X'mas Spectacular (Mrs. Claus), White Christmas-San Fran co. (Rita), Dames At Sea (Ruby), Godspell (Peggy). Film: Cabin Fever 2 (Lionsgate), Cross (Sony), The Prestige (Warner Bros.) Favorite TV credits: Criminal Minds, (CBS), Good Behavior (ABC), Great Performances (PBS). Wendy is currently on faculty at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy and at The Strasberg Institute in Los Angeles. www.wendyrosoff.com

Will Reynolds - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Will Reynolds

Will was most recently seen in the acclaimed NYC revival of Sondheim's PASSION dir. by John Doyle; Tour: MAMMA MIA! Selected regional: US premiere of LOVE STORY (Oliver) at Walnut Street, EMMA and the world premiere of A ROOM WITH A VIEW at The Old Globe. Film: THE GOOD SHEPHERD (dir. Robert De Niro.). As a composer his work is featured on Audra McDonald's latest album, GO BACK HOME. Carnegie Mellon graduate. www.willreynoldsonline.com

Amanda Stuart - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Amanda Stuart
- Assistant Stage Manager and Pre-show Event Manager

Amanda M. Stuart is ecstatic to be joining the Transcendence Team. Amanda has a BFA in Musical Theatre performance from the Hartt School of Music. She most recently worked with Norwegian Cruise Lines, in Hawaii, as a stage technician. She has traveled the United States at land and at sea working on and off stage with numerous theatre companies, and is thrilled to be adding Transcendence to the list. Thank you to Brad and Amy for this experience.

Anne Abrams - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Anne Abrams
- Press Relations Associate

Anne Abrams (Publicity) worked on Broadway, in San Francisco, L.A, as well as press representative for Broadway national tours. Anne was VP of Public Relations for SHN Theatres in San Francisco, Director of Communications for Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, an independent publicist representing The. Kennedy Center, the L.A. Arts and Culture Department, Cameron Mackintosh and many other entertainment clients and events. Currently: Jack London Park, San Francisco Playhouse, The Wells Fargo Center for the Arts.

Bill Ferguson - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Bill Ferguson
- Technical Supervisor

Bill Ferguson, has over thirty years experience in stage, TV and film lighting. Credits include everything from major Canadian TV music shows, to remotes such as the G8 Summit, United Nations Summit, Atlanta Olympics and Henson productions such as Fraggle Rock, The Jim Henson Hour, and numerous Muppet specials. Awards include a Regional Emmy, numerous Tellys and a National Ad Council award.

Brett Fisher - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Brett Fisher
- Business Manager

Brett is the president of Brett Fisher Group, a boutique management consulting and executive search firm based in Santa Monica, CA. Brett previously worked as General Manager for Rubicon Theatre Company, as Managing Director for the Santa Monica Civic Light Opera, where he produced productions for the Historic Avalon Casino Theatre on Catalina Island, and as a Music Consultant on Disney Theatricals' Aida. Brett earned his BA in Music Education and Conducting from UCLA, studied Arts Management at USC, and received his MBA from Pepperdine University. Brett is a new dad to year-old twins Ella and Ethan.

Brett Schrier - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Brett Schrier
- Music Director

Brett's musical directing/conducting credits include: 42nd Street (National Tour), Hairspray (National Tour), Les Miserables, Forever Plaid, Cats, Miss Saigon, A Chorus Line, and Broadway In South Africa. He has written and developed three original musicals: Take Two! The Musical!, Mr. Popper's Penguins, and most recently, Time Between Us, which was awarded "Critic's Pick" at the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF). Brett wrote the music, book, and lyrics for Time Between Us, which is currently being licensed to regional theatres nationwide. A graduate of The Boston Conservatory, Brett has created cabarets and musical arrangements for a variety of music venues: Ars Nova, Joe's Pub, and The Knitting Factory. Brett spends a great deal of time vocal coaching, teaching theatre workshops, songwriting, and educating artists around the globe. Read more at: www.brettschrier.com

Brian Boyce - Broadway Under the Stars Performer
Brian Boyce
- Drummer

A Los Angeles-based drummer/percussionist, Brian performs various styles of music on, below, and adjacent to the stage. Recent theatrical highlights: Lythgoe Family Productions' A Snow White Christmas (Pasadena Playhouse; w/Ariana Grande), A Night at Sardi's: Showstoppers (w/David Hyde Pierce, Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs), Rated RSO (Joe's Pub), Lesli Margherita's All Hail the Queen, Falling for Make Believe (Colony Theatre), The Coco & Ruby Variety Hour, and MTG's productions of Shenandoah, One Touch of Venus, and Hello Again. Television sidelining: 2010 BET Awards and a national Honda commercial. Education: UCLA (B.A., Music Performance and Ethnomusicology), UVA (M.A., Musicology).

ChrisStubbins - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Chris Stubbins
- Press Relations Associate

Chris Stubbins is an Event Planner and PR specialist for events like the International Immunization Campaign with the CDC and World Figure Skating. Committed to Volunteerism she was 1st Vice President of the Association of Junior Leagues International and president of 7 other Cincinnati non profits. Chris has organized two, million dollar plus capital campaigns and is an International Trainer and Speaker. She was honored as one of 24 nationally for the Leadership America Program in 1994. Chris is thrilled to work with the incredible TTC, particularly her Son, Stephan, who continues to amaze and inspire her.

Denice Hall - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Denice Hall
- Concessions/Merchandise Manager

Denice Hall is entering her second year with Transcendence Theater Company working in the Merchandising and Concessions area of the company. She has found the enthusiasm and quality of the work that is put out by this company is infectious and she is eager to be a part of it. This year she will again be working with Merchandising and Concessions; managing these operations and volunteers, ensuring a smooth operating system. As a teacher during the school year, she comes with experience in managing, and organizing people of all ages and abilities.

Erin Schuster - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Erin Schuster
- Marketing Associate

Erin is thrilled to be joining the TTC team for its 2013 season! A recent graduate of The Hartt School in Connecticut, she holds a B.A. in Performing Arts Management with a concentration in Theater.  While an intern at the historic Goodspeed Opera House, Erin assisted producers with the early production stages of Julie Andrews' new musical, The Great American Mousical, based on the popular children's book. Excited to explore California, she wishes love to all family and friends on the east coast! 

Jared Seltzer - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jared Seltzer
- Multi-Media Team Manager

Jared Seltzer is a film director, editor, and cameraman. He has worked on a range of commercial spots, Hollywood studio films, music videos, and international documentaries. A graduate of the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Jared received a Fulbright Fellowship to study filmmaking in New Zealand.

Jeff Basham - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jeff Basham
- Operations Assistant

Jeff is overjoyed and humbled to be a member of the TTC family this summer.  Jeff's professional credits include being a Stage Technician aboard Norwegian Cruise Line America's ships cruising the crystal blue waters of Hawaii.  He has been involved in community theatre in Sonoma County for nearly 20 years; most recently he stage managed The Full Monty, and The Great American Trailer Park Musical for 6th Street Playhouse in Santa Rosa.

Jeffrey Porter - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jeffrey Porter
- Technical Director

Jeffrey Porter is a lighting, sound and projection designer based in Los Angeles. He has designed musicals on Theatre Row, trade show booths and a variety of industrials. He designs lighting regularly for schools around California. He is the Technical Director for Nathalie Gaulthier's Le Studio , an aerial arts school in Culver City and for the Greenway Court Theatre in the Fairfax District. Jeffrey has received an NAACP Los Angeles Theatre Award nomination for lighting design and an Ovation nomination for sound design. This is his second year working with Transcendence and he is excited for another season.

Jonathan Bradford - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Jonathan Bradford
- Technical Assistant

Jonathan Silvester Bradford grew up in a sleepy New Haven town. As a child, Jonathan taught squirrels to communicate using a simplified binary code. In his teenage years he was first string goalie for his high school field hockey. And in 2000 he played the congas for Tito Puentes' funeral. As a true Jack-of-all-trades he considers winning a Pulitzer for his "avant gard" children's literature and a Nobel Peace Prize in economics for introducing currency to Britian in 1972 two of his greatest accomplishments to date. After leaving his lucrative optometry practice in Beverly Hills to find the meaning of life, Mr Bradford found his true passion in unicorn husbandry. S, as his friends call him, spends his free time as an amateur fromagere perfecting his recipes for creme fraiche and Spanish sheep's milk cheese and rubbing gravel in his beard while roaming the hilly pastures of North Hollywood in search of the next one horned beauty.

Leesa Munger - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Leesa Munger
- Box Office Manager

Leesa returns for her second season with Transcendence Theatre Company as Box Office Manager. She is a California native and now calls Sonoma County her forever home. She enjoys singing, photography, cooking and raising her 11 year old son Isaac. She met her husband Dallas while he was acting and she was working in the box office at The Great American Melodrama in Oceano, Ca. They traveled to the East Coast and lived in Maryland and Vermont and were involved in many different theatres there before coming back to California. Leesa loves talking to each of the patrons and is looking forward to meeting them face to face at the shows this summer. She thanks her friends and family for their love and support.

Marcy Reed - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Marcy Reed
- Stage Manager

Marcy Reed (Resident Production Stage Manager) is delighted to join Transcendence Theatre Company this season. Credits include: Into the Woods, The Convert, Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Are You There, McPhee?, Crimes of the Heart, A Christmas Carol, The How and the Why, An Iliad (McCarter Theatre), An Iliad, Sleeping Beauty Wakes (La Jolla Playhouse), Belleville, An Iliad (NYTW), 24 Hour Musicals on Broadway 2010-2013 (American Airlines), These Girls (Glamour Magazine). Marcy is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and holds a BFA in Stage Management. Love to Mom, Dad, and David.

Matt Moisey - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Matt Moisey
- Assistant Music Director

Matt Moisey is about to enter his senior year as a Voice Performance and Music Education major at the Eastman School of Music. In addition to composing, orchestrating and arranging, he is also an avid singer, actor, and pianist. His compositions have been featured onstage at Eastman and beyond. His highly acclaimed musical arrangements were a highlight in the inaugural Rochester Fringe Festival's production of Hide the Moon: Based on Salome, in which he also performed. With the Eastman Opera Theater, Matt has participated in Il Matremonio Segreto, Sondheim's Assasins, and Kurt Weill's Street Scene. Matt is honored and thrilled to spend the summer making great music in sunny Sonoma!

Michael Kramer - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Michael Kramer
- Set Designer

Coming soon

Michael Wilcox - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Michael Wilcox
- Bassist

Since moving to the Bay Area in 1986 Michael has toured, performed, recorded and taught extensively, appearing on over 30 CDs, in addition to television and radio work and commercials. He has toured with the Pickle Family Circus and The San Francisco Mime Troupe; written articles for Bass Player and Strings magazine. He was an Adjunct Faculty Member in the Jazz Department at San Jose State University and taught at the Jazzschool in Berkeley. Michael played the inaugural season with TTC and currently performs with the Michael Wilcox Trio, the Sheldon Brown Group (their new CD will be released Fall 2013) and Distant Intervals, a group combining poetry and quarter tone composition and is working on an instructional method.

Neil Skacel - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Neil Skacel
- Sound Technician

Neal Skacel provides sound engineering, stage management and lighting support to dance companies,  musical acts, corporate events and music festivals. Past clients include: The Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe, Multi Grammy award winning jazz artists George Benson and Al Jarreau, Festival Opera's Most Happy Fella and a world tour with the impeccable turntablists  DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist  Current collaborations include: Lis fain Dance Co, Chitresh Das Dance Company and The San Francisco World Music Festival.

Neal holds a Bachelors of Music from Duquesne University. Looking forward, Neal, aspires to create site specific installations that synergise audio technology with sounds collected from nature in order to immerse the listener in the healing potential of natural sound and inspire dialogue concerning our often conflicted relationship with natural world. His first question upon accepting the job with TTC: "How can we use audio to enhance the experience of transcendence for this audience?"

Tony Rochman - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Tony Rochman
- Operations Coordinator

Tony Rochman is the weekend park ranger and maintenance manager at Jack London State Historic Park. For the past five year, he has worked in construction throughout the North Bay and in 2012 he worked with Transcendence Theatre Company on their inaugural season in Sonoma. In addition to all this, Tony also works regularly in silk screen printing.

Vanessa Vann - Broadway Under the Stars Production Staff
Vanessa Vann
- House Manager

Vanessa is a local to the Sonoma County. She earned a B.A. in Film Studies, with a minor in History, from UC Santa Barbara and a M.A. in American Studies from Cal State Fullerton. Upon returning to Northern California, Vanessa worked at the Community Media Center of the North Bay as Assistant Director for the annual Summer Video Camp. Vanessa has coordinated audience departments for national and international syndicated television shows including "The Jerry Springer Show", "The Jeremy Kyle Show" and "Say Yes to the Dress". She is excitingly looking forward to working once again in the live theater.

 

 
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