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Interactive video lesson plan for: TED, the Musical

Activity overview:

Do you have a TED Talk inside, just bursting to come out? Take this tongue-in-cheek musical journey to "Give Your Talk." A musical love letter to our speakers -- written, directed and performed by the TED staff.

Cast
Daffodil Hudson, the speaker: Emilie Soffe
Lab Partner: Jordan Reeves
Speaker Coaches: Susan Zimmerman, David Webber, Taneesha "TJ" Jordan
Dancing Speaker: Thu-Huong Ha, Samantha Kelly, Jordan Reeves, ChiHong Yim
Stage Hands: Jessica Ruby, Aaron Weyenberg, Martha Estafanos, Lara Press, Boian Filev
Dancing Speaker Heads: Brene Brown, Sir Ken Robinson, Reggie Watts, Jill Bolte Taylor, Amy Cuddy, Elizabeth Gilbert, Hans Rosling, Bill Gates

Crew
Lyrics: Samantha Kelly
Music: Mark T Evans
Choreographer: Ryan Migge
Director of Photography: James Lee Phelan
Gaffer/Grip: Kim Spurlock
Assistant Camera: David Russo
Makeup and Hair: Tiffany Bartok
Prop Stylist: Angel Favorite
Xacto King: JC Cheng
Director + Editor: Angela Cheng
Producer: Roxanne Hai Lash
Assistant Producer: Anyssa Samari
Sound Engineer: Matthew Polis

Special Thanks
Ryan Lash
Corey Mohr
Francil Richards
Dian Lofton
Eric Mueller
James Patten
Oliver Medvedik
Keeko the Dog
Genspace
Hand Held Films
AbelCine
Mulan
The nice guy who helped us load the truck

TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes (or less). Look for talks on Technology, Entertainment and Design -- plus science, business, global issues, the arts and much more.
Find closed captions and translated subtitles in many languages at http://www.ted.com/translate

Follow TED news on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/tednews
Like TED on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TED

Subscribe to our channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/TEDtalksDirector

Tagged under: TEDTalk,TEDTalks,TED Talk,TED Talks,dance,music

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