New Conservatory Theatre Center v ---

TransNational Cabaret

Extended to June 30, 2021

Directed By: Richard Mosqueda
Curation and Content By Ed Decker, Richard Mosqueda and Chris Faye Steele

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Extended to June 30th!


Transcultural. Transformative. Transcendent. Artists from across the country unite to unearth the joy, power and magic of being Trans in this effervescent celebration. Featuring a variety of innovative performances,TransNational Cabaret highlights the vibrant kaleidoscope of the Trans experience.


Tickets are pay-what-you-wish starting at $5.


Conceived by Ed Decker

Directed by Richard A Mosqueda

Curated by Richard A Mosqueda and Chris Steele


Hosted by Chris Steele in their drag persona Polly Amber Ross


Starring Polly Amber Ross, Kimiyah Prescott, Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi, StormMiguel Florez, Zad Gravebone, and Ezra Reaves


"...blown away by the energy... great start to Pride" - 48 Hills


"It's a highly polished collection" - Bay Area Reporter


Click here to read the show program.


Click here for behind-the-scenes videos with the artists.



Original performances from:


Host Chris Steele AKA Polly Amber Ross (they/she): queer trans nonbinary performance artist, writer, and activist


Dane Figueroa Edidi (she/her): dubbed the Ancient Jazz Priestess of Mother Africa, Lady Dane Figueroa Edidi is a Black Nigerian, Cuban, Indigenous, American Performance Artist, Author, Educator, Speech Writer, Playwright and Director 


StormMiguel Florez (he/him): trans, queer Xicane filmmaker whose work includes award-winning documentaries


Zad Gravebone (he/him): cartoonist, animator, drag performer, and voice actor


Kimiyah Prescott (she/her): first-generation American born of pastoral Guyanese parents who performs in the LGBTQ underground ballroom scene


Ezra Reaves (they/them): professional performer, comedian, singer and experimental theater artist.


Additional artist support provided by Kareem Jay (filmed & edited Kimiyah Prescott's performance) and Ada Westfall (composer for Chris Steele AKA Polly Amber Ross’s performance).


nctc Partners


NCTC is proud to partner with the following organizations that are all doing fantastic work to positively contribute to the Trans community. Click the logo to learn more.







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