Brad Surosky (Executive Director, Founder) believes art is service and has dedicated the past 14 years to bringing the vision of Transcendence Theatre Company to life. In 2017, Brad was honored as one of the North Bay Business Journal’s “Forty Under Forty” for excellence in vision, leadership, & community outreach. Under his guidance, Transcendence has grown into a nationally recognized non-profit recently named “Theatre Company of the Decade” by Broadway World San Francisco. In addition, Transcendence has won over 50 Broadway World San Francisco Awards, been recognized as USA Today’s Outdoor Concert Venue that Shouldn’t be Missed in the US, and honored as a “Champion for Children of the Arts” by the 4 C’s of Sonoma County. Since 2012, Brad has produced the “Broadway Under the Stars” musical series in Jack London State Historic Park, which has been seen by over 110,000 people and raised over a half a million dollars to help keep the park open. During the pandemic, Transcendence pivoted to create the “Best Night Ever Online’ Season that was seen by over 100,000 people world-wide. He is also proud that Transcendence has inspired the community through countless arts education programs & over 136 community outreach projects.
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, in regional theatre, films, television and commercials. Brad is incredibly fortunate to be married to Transcendence’s Artistic Director, Amy Miller, and has loved living in Sonoma for the past decade with his 1 year old son and his dog Junior.