Thanks to the extraordinary support of you, our community, we’re thrilled to share that we’ve surpassed our 2020 year-end goal! You made it possible for us to: Produce nearly 45 individual online events available entirely free to the community Provide over 105 creative artistic opportunities Develop new programming dedicated to uplifting and elevating marginalized voices Keep our full staff employed Plan […]
SVS stands in solidarity with those seeking justice for Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Tony McDade, and so many other Black lives lost.
To everyone who’s given toward our 2020 season, Critical Relief Fund, and spring fundraiser: “I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks; and ever thanks.” –Sebastian, Twelfth Night From the time to talents to treasure that you share, it is YOUR gifts that allow us to provide financially accessible theatre to our local [...]
Like you, those of us at Silicon Valley Shakespeare are experiencing a singular year. Between shifts in our state legislature and the COVID-19 global pandemic, it seems like the only constant has been change. SVS has weathered change before. We’ve faced stolen trailers, medical emergencies, venue insecurity, and the wrath of Mother Nature herself, with [...]
Official Trailer for Macbeth! Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents Macbeth. This hero turned villain truly is one of Shakespeare’s most fascinating anti-heroes whose tragic path leads us down a road of deceit, bloodshed, madness and revenge. Macbeth runs at Sanborn Park in Saratoga from July 26 - August 30, 2019, and alternates performance dates with The [...]
Official Trailer for The White Snake! Silicon Valley Shakespeare presents The White Snake. An ancient story that existed in oral tradition long before any written record and long before this current production ever came to be, The White Snake brings to life the time-honored art of storytelling for a truly diverse and modern audience. The [...]
Family Giving Tree Back-to-School Drive This summer, SVShakes has teamed up with our friends at Family Giving Tree (FGT)! FGT hosts a Back-to-School drive in the spring/summer to provide backpacks filled with grade-appropriate school supplies for low-income students of Bay Area schools across 11+ counties. HOW YOU CAN HELP: We will have a collection box [...]
Silicon Valley Shakespeare needs YOU! We have several coveted, fun, exciting, rewarding, and generally awesome volunteer opportunities coming up for our summer 2020 Season. Come back soon!
Seeking Crew for Our 2019 Summer Season Silicon Valley Shakespeare is accepting resumes for open 2019 crew positions for our productions of Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, and The White Snake, by Mary Zimmerman, that will take place in Sanborn Park in Saratoga. Stipend available. Non-Equity. Seeking: Wardrobe Crew Show Information: First Rehearsal: June 10th Macbeth: [...]
We are excited to announce that Silicon Valley Shakespeare will be part of a terrific new arts center in the heart of San José. No, our performances aren't moving. We'll still perform at Sanborn Park and Willow Street Park, Shakespeare Camp is still at History Park, and our education programs will still be in schools [...]