at 3Below Theaters
288 S Second St, San Jose, CA
288 S Second St, San Jose, CA

Community Chorus

Starts October 6, 2021

WHO: Music and theatre lovers age 18 and up with a love of singing and working with others are invited to join San Jose Playhouse’s Community Chorus

WHAT: Sing songs and learn great music with folks who love to sing under the tutelage of professional music directors, and perform a concert at the end of each session. Fall session culminates in a Holiday Concert.

No previous experience is necessary; just a willingness to get involved, take part and have fun!



Meets once a week on Wednesday nights for 11 weeks plus 1 Tech/Dress Rehearsal and 2 performances.


  • Wednesday, October 6: Choir 101 (introductory class)
  • Wednesday, October 13: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, October 20: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, October 27: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, November 3: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, November 10: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, November 17: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, November 24: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, December 1: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, December 8: Rehearsal
  • Wednesday, December 15: Rehearsal
  • Monday, December 20: Tech Dress Rehearsal
  • Tuesday, December 21, 7pm: Performance
  • Wednesday, December 22, 7pm: Performance
  • Tuition

    $350 | Includes up to 36 hours of professional music instruction and rehearsal, an accompanist, participation in two performances, a binder with sheet music (yours at the end of the session). Participant will provide their own clothing for the concert; typically a combination of black and/or white shirts and pants/skirts.

    $150 in work study is allowable for this program by serving as a volunteer usher for a minimum of 8 of our Live Theatrical Events (2 per month in September, October, November, and December).

  • Educator

    Coming soon, a biography on the professional educator who will lead this program

  • Expectations

    Participation in these programs is for those age 18 and up

    Participants will attend workshops and performances and in a timely manner

    No previous experience is necessary; just a willingness to get involved, take part and have fun!

    You will be asked to fill out a form providing your contact information and stating your conflicts with the workshop schedule so this can be taken into consideration as we prepare the schedule

  • Work Study

    We want to make these programs accessible to our community and hope this work study model makes it so you can participate even if tuition is more than one can manage at this time. If you are looking to trade services for tuition, work study is available in the following means. Each month, you will have the opportunity to sign-up for shifts to serve as Support Staff for events. This includes but is not limited to assisting in the box office, front-of-house services (ticket taking, audience services), administrative assistance (database entry, office assistance), and event management assistance (preparing venue for events, creating giveaways for audience).

  • Cancelation

    In accepting an application, San Jose Playhouse reserves a space for each student and turns away those with an interest for whom there is no more space. If for any reason enrollment must be canceled or changed, San Jose Playhouse must be advised in writing. Requests for refunds will be approved on a case by case basis.

    San Jose Playhouse shall be made aware of any special needs or limitations of a student. 

    San Jose Playhouse reserves the right to cancel any enrollment or to dismiss a student whose conduct or behavior is deemed unsatisfactory to the best interests of the program. In this case, no refunds will be made.

    San Jose Playhouse reserves the right to cancel any program due to insufficient enrollment.