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© 2016 by Tanner Max Efinger

Owner & Managing Director

Opened in April 2019, Wunderbar is a new queer bar and performance venue in Syracuse, New York. Click the logo to visit Wunderbar's website and learn more. 

Current Founding Artistic Driector
Launched in August 2017, Breadcrumbs Productions is a new theatre production company in Syracuse, now is residence at Wunderbar, whose mission is to create bold and imaginative productions and support the development and sustainability of local theatre artists. Click the logo above to visit Breadcrumbs Productions.

Production & Performance

Queer Kabaret

Breadcrumbs Productions

Director & Performer

Syracuse, 2019

a celebration of LGBTQ+ pride

Marie & The Nutcracker Prince

original, devised work

 

Breadcrumbs Productions

Producer, Performer

Central New York Tour, 2018

A wild retelling of E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic Nutcracker story, set within a dreamscape Russia on the brink of revolution

The Picture of Oscar Wilde
by Tanner Efinger

Writer

Central New York, 2018 & 2019

A new play, performed at The Rochester Fringe & Cold Reads Festival at Syracuse Stage.

Rough Crossing
by Tom Stoppard

Cortland Repertory Theatre

Performer, Alex Gal

June 2018

1918: An Immersive Theatrical Event

by Tanner Efinger & Maya Dwyer

 

Producer, Director, & Host

February 2018

A fundraiser for the Cayuga Museum of History & Art

A Christmas Carol: Retold
original, devised work

Breadcrumbs Productions

Central New York Tour

Producer, Director & Performer

December 2017

An immersive reimagining of the yuletide classic, at historic mansions in Central New York

Hamlet

Boston Theater Company

Performer, Claudius

Boston, 2017

The Marriage of Figaro

Boston Lyric Opera

Performer, Supernermerary

Boston, 2017

Footloose

Corltand Repertory Theatre

Performer, Coach Dunbar

July 2017

High As Sugar
by Tanner Efinger &
Matt Winkworth

Writer, Producer & Performer

Oxford, London, Brighton 2016

A solo musical inspired by the life of trans icon and Warhol Superstar, Holly Woodlawn.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Leaning House Productions

Performer, Puck

Oxford, 2016

Fairy Soltice Event

Director, Writer & Producer

Bath, UK 2016

An immersive evening of corporate entertainment for Nandos

Before the Tempest
by Crisis Members &
Matt Winkworth

Performer

Oxford, 2015

A Shakespearean prequel that combined the talents of professional and homeless artists.

Little Chico Productions

Associate Director, Writer & Performer

Oxfordshire UK, 2013 - 2016

Private Murder Mystery Events

An Evening with the Gods
by Tanner Efinger & Barefoot Books

Writer, Director & Performer

Oxford, UK, 2015

An immersive evening of corporate entertainment.

Regency Dance Events

Master of Ceremonies

Oxford, 2015

A novel evening of social dance, courtship and mingling straight from the pages of a Jane Austen novel.

Freak Fundraiser

Producer, Director, Writer, Performer

Oxford UK, 2015

An evening of cabaret, clown and storytelling

While They're Away
by Jeremy Allen

Performer

Oxford, UK, 2015

An new play about Oxford during World War One

Justice in Motion

Producer & Performer

Oxford, 2014 - 2015

A physical theatre company focusing on issues of social injustice.

Shitfaced Showtime

Performer

Brighton & Edinburgh Fringe, 2015

A serious musical theatre review with one seriously shitfaced cast member. 

The Oxford Imps

Co-Director & Performer

Oxford/Edinburgh Fringe/Utrecht, Netherlands
2013 - 2015

Internationally acclaimed improv comedy

Teacher & Educator

LeMoyne College

Adjunct Professor

Syracuse, NY 2018

Course: Devised Theatre

Manlius Pebble Hill School

Middle School & High School Director

Syracuse, NY 2018 - 2019

Coming Through The Rye

The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Breadcrumbs Productions

Adult Acting Instructor

Syracuse, NY 2017 - 2019

Ongoing series of adult acting classes

The Oxford Tradition

Drama Faculty & Director

Oxford, UK, 2015 - 2016

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Macbeth

Authentic Performance Academy

Musical Theatre Teacher

Oxford, UK 2015 - 2016

A part time theatre school for children

The Oxford Imps

Co-Director & Performer

Oxford/Edinburgh Fringe/Utrecht, Netherlands
2013 - 2015

Internationally acclaimed improv comedy

The Mill

Acting for Adults Instructor

Banbury, UK, 2016

A part time theatre school for adults 

Open Stage Arts

Acting & Singing Tutor

Oxford, UK 2015 - 2016

A part time theatre school for adults

Buckingham University

Instructor of Communications

Buckingham, UK 2015 - 2016

Teaching medical students to be more effective communicators through forum theatre & improv technique

Management & Community Activism

Actor's Shakespeare Project

Box Office Manager

Boston, MA, 2017

Oxfordshire Theatre Makers

Co-Founder

Oxford, UK 2015 - 2016

A network of local theatre professionals working to strengthen the theatre community in Oxfordshire

The Jam Factory

General Manager

Oxford, UK 2012 - 2014

Restaurant, bar and art gallery hosting

weekly, monthly and one-off events

Malmaison

Brasserie Manager

Oxford, UK, 2011 - 2012

Upscale brasserie in flagship hotel

hosting weddings, conferences

and other events

MZA Events

Supervisor of Social Media & Communications

Los Angeles 2010

Event management company that produces AIDS Walk Los Angeles, New York & San Francisco among others

National Equality March

Program Director & Executive Committee Member

Washington, DC 2009

National march on Washington demanding equal rights for LGBT Americans