Conservatory @ Tabard presents:Youth Programs
Youth Musical Theatre Spring Break Camp
Director: Jennifer Packard
Tabard's Musical Theatre Camp is a fun way for your child to spend spring break!
Each camp day focuses on multiple performing arts skills, such as vocal technique, choreography, acting development, improvisation, and scenic, costumes and properties design and production.
Daily rehearsals will produce a Final Showcase on Friday, April 25 at 2pm for family and friends, complete with a condensed version of ALADDIN. All of your favorite characters from the hit Disney film—
Aladdin, Jasmine, Iago, Jafar, the Genie, and more—are here in this musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem, and flying carpet rides.
|Times:||9:00am–2:00pm (extended care available until 4pm)|
|Cost:||Only $295.00 for a week of camp!|
|Camp Location:||Theatre on San Pedro Square, 29 North San Pedro Street, San Jose, CA 95110|
1st through 8th grade; workshop groups divided by age
|Additions:||Extended care - $100.00 wk, hot lunch - $50.00 wk|
When an immature and power hungry Princess drops her dirty shoe into villager, Maggie's water bucket, she becomes our heroine. Maggie sees the stark contrast between the pampered lives of the royals and the powerless and poor lives of the villagers. Angered, she puts a bucket on her head and wears the princess’s dirty shoe, proclaiming herself “The UnPrincess of Forlorn.” Loaded with delightful physical humor and populated with colorful characters such as the pompous Sir Sneedly, witty Queen Aubrey, and forward-thinking Professor Pythagoras. This charming story is full of twists and turns and a wonderful ending!
Casting: ages 7-15*
Auditions: January 26, 2014 6pm AUDITION PACKET • CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS
Audition/Callbacks: January 28, 2014 4pm
Rehearsals: 8 weeks — Tuesday and Thursday, February 4-March 13 4-5:30pm and daily two weeks prior to performances
Performances: March 28-30
Would you like your child's class to attend The UnPrincess on a field trip? Space is available for our school shows at 9am or 11am on Friday, March 28. Contact Tabard's box office to make a reservation.
The Story of Hansel & Gretel
Fabulous Broadway-style music brings this classic tale to life on the Tabard stage. Sent into the woods, Hansel and Gretel meet up with a number of peculiar characters, fry troll guards, an articulate owl, a forest sprite, hobgoblins and an evil (but extremely funny) witch. The witch locks poor Hansel in a cage and feeds him nothing but cake! Gretel outwits the crone and sets free all the children who have been turned into cookies. Music samples can we found on Pioneer Drama Services website.
Casting: ages 7-15*
Auditions: Friday, April 25 (4-6pm) and Saturday, April 26 (9-11am)
Callbacks: Saturday, April 26 (11am-1pm)
Rehearsals: 8 weeks - Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 29-June 12 and daily two weeks prior to performances
NO WEEKEND REHEARSALS
Performances: June 26-29, 2014
*It is Tabard's intention to cast all who go through the audition process.
Teen Mentorship Program
Casting: ages 13-adult
Production to be announced January 2014
This is a program where teen actors are paired with professional Bay Area actors to produce a Broadway style musical. Both teens and adults will perform, separately. After last year's inaugural success with You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown, Tabard is pleased to offer this program again. Due to program limitations, the cast size will be restricted.
Callbacks: May 4 and May 5
Rehearsals: Mondays and Wednesdays, May 12-July 16, 7-10pm with daily rehearsal two weeks prior to performances. NO WEEKEND REHEARSALS
Performances: July 30-August 3
Tony-nominated musical A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD is a whimsical show follows two great friends -- the cheerful, popular Frog and the rather grumpy Toad -- through four, fun-filled seasons.
Waking from hibernation in the Spring, Frog and Toad plant gardens, swim, rake leaves, go sledding, and learn life lessons along the way. The two best friends celebrate and rejoice in their differences that make them unique and special. Part vaudeville, part make believe, all charm, A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD tells the story of a friendship that endures, weathering all seasons.
The jazzy, upbeat score of A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD bubbles with melody and wit, making it an inventive, exuberant, and enchanting musical for the whole family.
2014 Summer Performing Arts Camp
Dates: June 16–August 15
One and two week camp sessions running; two week camp sessions conclude with a weekend of public performances
Full or half day options—mini-camps for young campers—hot lunch program—afternoon extended care - scholarships available.
Conservatory programs audition, rehearse and perform at Theatre on San Pedro Square, downtown San Jose. Occasionally, rehearsals are moved to another location.
For more information on the Conservatory @ Tabard.
Lights, Camera, Action (Session I )
Camp Dates: June 16-20 REGISTER SESSION I
Camper Ages: 7-11 years
Final Showcase:* June 20, 2:00pm (Lights Camera, Action!)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: From the screen to the stage, highlights from Frozen, Enchanted and more! Songs include: Fixer Upper, For The First Time In Forever, Frozen Heart, In Summer, Let It Go, Love Is An Open Door, Happy Working Song, So Close, That's How You Know, True Love's Kiss.
Arf! (Session II)
Camp Dates: June 23-27 REGISTER SESSION II
Camper Ages: 7-11 years
Final Showcase:* June 27, 2:00pm (Arf!)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: Doggie Town is a-buzz with excitement! Judges from the famous Wurstchester Dog Show are coming to spot new talent, and everyone is busy rehearsing for the big show. Join the huskies, poodles, pointers and more as they help Rover discover his special talent!
Under the Sea (Session III)
Camp Dates: June 30-July 3 (no class on July 4); 9:00am-11:30am REGISTER SESSION III
Camper Ages: pre-school to kindergarten (suggested ages 3-5)
Final Showcase:* July 3, 2:00pm (Under The Sea)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: An underwater adventure through song, dance and spoken word.
A Kid's Life (Session IV)
Camp Dates: July 7-11, 14-18 REGISTER SESSION IV
Camper Ages: 7-13 years
Final Showcase:* July 18, 11:00am & 7:00pm (A Kid’s Life)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: A massive electromagnetic attack from outer space has jammed all technical systems, and there is no electricity, no cell phones, no laptops... NO FUN! The kids are in a panic and don't know what to do without fancy gadgets!
Rock Around The Block (Session V)
Camp Dates: July 21-25, 28-August 1 REGISTER SESSION V
Camper Ages: 10-14 years
Final Showcase:* August 1-2, 11:00am (Rock Around The Block)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: Gracie Stanley has gotten herself into the ultra-sticky jam of a lifetime! She has pledged to deliver her distant cousin, rock star Ziggy Springer, for the school Hippity Hop. To her dismay, Ziggy’s manager doesn’t want his client performing anywhere without pay. It’s now up to Gracie and her friends to produce a double... or never show their faces again!
Broadway Beat (Session VI)
Camp Dates: August 4-7 (M-TH only, due to Jazz Festival) REGISTER SESSION VI
Camper Ages: 10-14
Final Showcase:* August 7, 2:00pm (Broadway Beat)
Showcase/Mini-Musical Description: Do you hear that beat? It's the sound dreams are made of. It's the sound of Broadway! Celebrate musical theatre with hits from Hairspray, The Music Man, The King And I, Wicked, Rent, and Grease, and a medley of favorites from George M. Cohan!
ADD ON PROGRAMS:
- Hot lunch program ($50 per week)
- Afternoon extended care, 2-4pm* ($100 per week)
- *Session III extended care, 11:30am-2pm ($150.00 per week, includes lunch)
*Each session ends with a Final Showcase performance. Act I is a sample of the camp workshops and Act 2 is a musical production. Musicals are online, but are subject to change. One- and two-week camp sessions running; two-week camp sessions conclude with a weekend of public performances.
Our camps focus on a processed based education in the performing arts. With this philosophy, we limit camp size to min. 12 campers, max. 30 campers.