SHADY SHAKESPEARE THEATRE COMPANY Overview
Target demographics: provide Bay Area communities affordable access to the arts.
Direct beneficiaries per year: Approximately 8,000
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Usher a show! Decorate a fundraising event. Help build and paint sets. Sew costumes. Make a desert for a benefit event. Write letters to local businesses to receive raffle item donations. And so much more!
Geographic areas served: The Silicon Valley
Programs: Free Shakespeare in Willow Street Park in San Jose, affordable productions in Sanborn Park in Saratoga, and education programs for youth and teens.
Illuminate: We shed light on the classics through fresh interpretations, open eyes, expand minds, and foster a love of theatre in our community. By providing high-quality and affordable theatrical experiences and educational programs, we reach a diverse audience and build a new generation of theatregoers.
Inspire: We create art that touches people on a personal level, is a reflection of the world in which we live, and inspires people to play a role in the arts community as artist, audience, donor or volunteer.