Anthony Veneziale

Cofounder, Freestyle+

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Tony Award-winner Anthony Veneziale is the cofounder of Freestyle+, a company that helps teams build mental fitness through the science of improvisation and musicality. A presentation and storytelling expert, Grammy-nominated star of both Broadway and film, Veneziale is the co-creator of the acclaimed Freestyle Love Supreme, an improvised, hip hop, live musical performance with a rolling cast of characters including the likes of Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson and Daveed Diggs. To date, he has trained more than 500,000 people in the techniques of improvisation and together with neuroscientist Charles Limb designed a UCSF brain research project focused on the positive effects of improv thinking.

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Live from TED2024

Connectors: Notes on Session 11 of TED2024

April 19, 2024

The final session of TED2024 took an emotional dive into how we can connect better — on an individual and global scale. From how to fight healthier with loved ones to how to find greater meaning in life, speakers shared powerful, personal truths from which everyone can learn. The event: Talks from Session 11 of […]

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Live from TEDSummit 2019

Anthropo Impact: Notes from Session 2 of TEDSummit 2019

July 22, 2019

Session 2 of TEDSummit 2019 is all about impact: the actions we can take to solve humanity’s toughest challenges. Speakers and performers explore the perils — from melting glaciers to air pollution — along with some potential fixes — like ocean-going seaweed farms and radical proposals for how we can build the future. The event: […]

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Live from TED2019

Play: Notes from Session 9 of TED2019

April 18, 2019

The more we look, the more our digital and analog worlds are blending. What is this future we are entering? In Session 9 of TED2019, we peer into the thrilling, sometimes frightening, often hilarious world of technology. The event: Talks and tech demos from TED2019, Session 9: Play, hosted by head of TED Chris Anderson […]

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