Transcendence Arts and Values Education Fund

To provide equitable access to arts education and inspire youth to go beyond their usual limits.

“Artists are the creators of culture. Arts education gives our young people the tools to transcend their circumstance and create a more inclusive and empathetic culture. We believe arts education is a RIGHT for all students and it’s our mission to design education engagement opportunities for ALL the diverse communities that make up Sonoma. Join us!”

Nikko Kimzin
Director of Education and Community Outreach

WE BELIEVE THAT ARTS EDUCATION IS A
PRO-ACTIVE SOLUTION TO MAKING OUR WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

JOIN US!

Donate by Phone

Please call the Development Department (877) 424-1414, Ext 4

Donate by Check

Please make checks payable to
Transcendence Arts & Values Education Fund

And please send to
Transcendence Theatre Company
19201 Sonoma Highway #214
Sonoma, CA 95476

IMPACT

Inspire creativity, celebrate individualtiy, social impact.

IN SCHOOLS

Dunbar Elementary School Arts Integration
Two Teaching Artists will provide in-school arts education integration curriculum that culminates in an original school production.

Voice and Body Language for the Working Professional
Teaching Artists will present (3) workshops and a week of individual coachings for 50 Sonoma Valley High School students on manipulation of their voice and body language for professional success. Transcendence will give students techniques that lead to greater freedom in presentation skills, interview skills, and public speaking for their required Senior Projects.

IN THE COMMUNITY

Mobile Unit
Teaching Artists will provide free arts programming to organizations that serve underprivileged youth up to three hours away from Sonoma.

Kids Camp
50 Jr. Artists (ages 8-12) participate in a one week theater camp that culminates in a performance at our Fantastical Family Night concert.

Serving Diverse Sonoma
We’ve created three engagement opportunities for Latinx youth and families of La Luz Center:
(1) 15 scholarships to attend our Kids Camp;
(2) A free self-empowerment workshop for youth ages 8-18;
(3) 230 donated tickets to Broadway Under the Stars with transportation and Latinx inspired pre-show festivities.

Arts and Values Boys & Girls Club
Transcendence will provide 50 Club Members with free transportation, a bilingual pre-show performance workshop, a picnic meal, and a ticket to two of its season’s Broadway Under the Stars shows and its Holiday Show.

Origins
In collaboration with La Luz Center, we have created an original work on the upcoming 2020 census and how it socially and politically impacts our local community.

Dia De Los Muertos Festival
La Luz Center, Sonoma Community Center, and Transcendence will present October workshops on the cultural customs of the Day of the Dead, leading up to a full-day festival on Nov. 2nd featuring local and Bay Area Latinx performances.

ADVANCED TRAINING

Senior Artists Ensemble
20 artists (ages 13-18) audition and are selected to rehearse for two weeks and perform alongside our Broadway professionals as the ensemble of the Fantastical Family Night concert at Jack London State Park.

Intern | Apprentice Program
A unique opportunity for students/young professionals to gain practical experience in a variety of departments (from the creative to the administrative) providing valuable mentorship and expert training, bridging the gap between academic education and practice.

Intensive Workshops
Students ages 13-18 experience expert training in dance, singing, and acting led by our professional Broadway Teaching Artist and industry professionals.