Downtown San Jose's Best-kept Secret
The Tabard Theatre Company
TABARD EVENTS is a program of THE TABARD THEATRE COMPANY, the resident and managing theatre company of Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS). TABARD EVENTS presents some of the best live music from all genres, as well as a host of other performing arts events. TOSPS is a unique and intimate "Destination" and available for rent to private, for-profit, and non-profit organizations throughout the year.
Parking: Theatre on San Pedro Square offers Validation for Free Parking after 6:00 pm weeknights and all day/evening weekends, in the City parking lot conveniently located across the street from our theatre (except on Sharks/Special Event pre-paid nights).
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Tabard Events Presents
Most Tuesdays, 7pm
Check out the local talent! Theatre on San Pedro Square (TOSPS) presents different musicians each week—
Jazz — Blues — Guitar — Big Band
The admission is FREE! Enjoy the open bar and your favorite—or some new—talent!
Coming Up Next
|June 28||Nakano Kesecker Eastburn Trio||Jazz|
|July 5||7th Street Big Band||Big Band|
|July 12||King 5||Jazz|
|July 26||The Dennis Dove Band||Blues|
Tabard Youth Programs
2016 Summer Performing Arts
The Phantom Tollbooth JR.
The exceptional tale of Milo, Tock, and a certain magic tollbooth is brought splendidly to life on stage in The Phantom Tollbooth JR. Adapted from Norton Juster's beloved, award-winning children's book, this inventive musical features a melodious score by Arnold Black and witty lyrics full of wordplay by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony winner Sheldon Harnick.
2016 Youth/Mentor Summer Production
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR.
June 13 - July 31
Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale.
The ever-curious Alice’s journey begins innocently enough as she chases the White Rabbit. Her adventures become increasingly more strange as she races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game!
Tabard Events Presents
Cathy Spielberger Cassetta
Saturday, July 9
Two sessions: 9am‐12pm and 1pm‐4pm
Nurture Your Creative MuseCombined Restorative Yoga and Creative Writing Workshops
For creative individuals who want to develop and deepen their artistic practice, Nurture Your Creative Muse workshops integrate restorative yoga and creative writing to access pathways to the imagination. These workshops are appropriate for all levels and capabilities of movement, ages 16 and up.
Whether you’re a journaler, journalist, novelist, lyricist, playwright, poet, actor, or storyteller of any kind, whether you’re seeking a new spark of inspiration or a breakthrough from writer’s block, this opportunity to explore your muse through restorative yoga may be a key to unlocking new ways of wordsmithing and/or deepening your connection to your craft.
Alternating between restorative yoga asanas (poses) and writing opportunities encouraged by prompts, you will deepen your physical and mental vitality, ignite your imagination, and develop an attentive awareness between mind, body, and spirit that will refocus your physical, intellectual, and inspirational energies.
Tabard Events Presents
July 10, 17 and 31
Adult Acting/Audition Workshop
Actors: Be Prepared for Opportunity!
Being Prepared and Auditioning On Purpose
Join acting consultant, director, and actor Jerry Lloyd for three workshops that will explore: Theatre & On-Camera Monologues, Scenes, and Cold Copy
“A lot of actors don't audition well and, very likely, don't like auditioning because they don't audition well. Being prepared and being aware of what we ‘put out there,’ and doing it ‘on purpose,’ is something a lot of actors don’t do. When I am in a casting position, I feel badly for actors who are struggling with their audition, and many times I just want to stop them and tell them what’s working and what’s not.
"Rarely do actors get feedback about auditions. My workshops allow participants to get that feedback through the process of mock auditions, along with fixing – and polishing. You’ll learn what you need in your ‘Toolbox’ in order to be prepared for opportunity, including tips on headshots and resumés.” — Jerry Lloyd
Three 3-hour workshops on three different Sundays for a total of 9 workshop hours:
- July 10 11:00am — 2:00pm
- July 17 11:00am — 2:00pm
- July 31 9:00am — 12:00pm
Registration by July 5 $130 for all three workshops
Registration between July 5 – July 10 $150 for all three workshops
Appropriate for ages 16 & up. Experience preferred, but not required. Enrollment limited to provide individualized attention.
Jerry Lloyd is an accomplished theatre and film artist. Selected regional theatre credits as a director include: Edith Stein and See How They Run (Tabard), The Underpants, As You Like It, Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You, Two Small Bodies, Night Must Fall, Wait Until Dark, Captain Intrinsic, The Miss Intermission Show, Six Seasons – The Twilight Zone Live. Selected regional theatre credits as an actor include: 1776 – Caesar Rodney, The Grapes of Wrath – Jim Casy, Twelfth Night – Malvolio, Geography of a Horse Dreamer – Fingers, A Christmas Carol – Scrooge, Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, Scrambled Eggs, Dracula, Krapp’s Last Tape, Jesus Christ Superstar, Claustrophilia, Richard II, Much Ado About Nothing, Hamlet, and Henry V. Selected Feature Film and Television credits: IMDB.com.