SVS forms and launches its first production in Palo Alto.
Incorporates and achieves 501(c)(3) nonprofit status.
Launches Free Shakespeare in Sanborn Park in Saratoga.
Awarded Runner Up for Best Local Theatre Company by Metro Readers Best in Arts and Culture.
Larry Barrott succeeds Sara Betts as Artistic Director.
Expands to offering a third production, in an indoor venue.
Education Program is formed, launching a Shakespeare Camp for Youth and Teens.
The Imaginary Invalid, directed by Shawn Andrei, wins Wave Magazine‘s Silicon Valley Small Venue Theatre Award for Costume Design by Rosie Ricca.
Education Program launches in-school educational outreach program Takin’ It to the Schools.
King Lear, directed by Angie Higgins, wins the Wave Magazine‘s Silicon Valley Small Theatre Award for Standout Classical Production.
Vera Sloan succeeds Larry Barrott as Artistic Director.
Launches Shakespeare San José in Willow Street Park.
Angie Higgins succeeds Vera Sloan as Artistic Director.
Forms a cooperative partnership with the San José State University Department of TV, Film, Radio, and Theatre.
Launches internship program, for high school and college students to gain hands-on acting or technical experience.
Shady Shakespeare Theatre Company becomes Silicon Valley Shakespeare.
Doug Brook succeeds Dinna Myers as Executive Director.
The Comedy of Errors is recognized with four finalists for Theatre Bay Area Awards.
Education Program offers its first recurring, in-school after school program.
Produces its first touring production, remounting the free Shakespeare in the Park production at Central Park, in San Mateo.
Julius Caesar and The Three Musketeers are simultaneously named Theatre Bay Area Awards Recommended Productions.
San José City Council presents a special commendation to SVS for its years of bringing the arts to the community and, in particular, to its youth.
Much Ado About Nothing and The Hood of Sherwood are simultaneously named Theatre Bay Area Awards Recommended Productions.
Larry Barrott, resident fight director and artistic director emeritus, is a finalist for a Theatre Bay Area Award for fight choreography, for the world premiere of The Hood of Sherwood.
SVS joins Buck Hill Productions in co-producing ShakesBEERience, bringing several one-night only performances to Café Stritch in San José.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream is named a Theatre Bay Area Awards Recommended Production.
At Montalvo Arts Center, SVS produces a second SVS summer camp and a one night only encore of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.
Macbeth and The White Snake are simultaneously named Theatre Bay Area Awards Recommended Productions.
Drew Benjamin Jones and Sara Renée Morris (for Macbeth) and Evelyn Huynh (for The White Snake) are finalists for the Theatre Bay Area Awards in the acting categories.