The Taming of the Shrew



The following production will be performed at the Gavilan College theatre on the dates indicated.

For photos of past productions, click here.


Gavilan College Theatre Arts Department presents...

Taming of Shrew image

William Shakespeare's

The Taming of the Shrew

APRIL 27 - May 12

In a new adaption for Gavilan College Theatre by Randall Stuart, Upon These Boards.

Directed by John Lawton-Haehl, PhD

A rollicking and lively battle of the sexes, full of Shakespeare's wit and bawdy humor.

Evening performances at 8pm on April 27, 28, and May 4, 5, 11, and 12, 2012.
Sunday matinee at 2pm on May 12.

$12 General Admission and $8 Students/Seniors


May 19, 2012

Folksongs/Fairytales is a children's musical theater piece with the theme of Spring... Reflection and Renewal. Multicultural songs, dance, skits, children's poetry and short stories will enlighten the young mind on a journey promoting literacy. Songs include Neverland/Somewhere Out There and Hakuna Matada!

Great fun for the entire family!

Written and directed by Maria Candelaria-Bagula and Talia Valovich (Gavilan College students)



Past Productions---


Gavilan College Theatre Arts Department presents...

TADA Showcase

Performances by Theatre Arts Program ASB Student Club
March 16 and 17, 2012 at 8:00pm


Tales From The Americas

An original show based on Native American Folklore and Mythology
School performances at 9:30 a.m. (contact nnaranjo@gavilan.edu for tickets) on the following days: November 15, 17, 18, 22, 29 and December 1, 2, 6, 2011

Public Show: December 4, 2011 at 5 p.m.

Directed by John Lawton-Haehl, PhD

CLICK HERE to see an excerpt of the play and an interview with director Dr. Lawton Haehl on the GOOD MORNING GAVILAN show.


Cosponsors of Community Solutions

Historias De Mi Madre

November 5, 2011 at 9pm
In recognition of Domestic Violence and Abuse


Group Exhibition

October 16, 2011 at 11am
$10 Each



California Folklorico Festival (CAFF)

Gala Concert October 15, 2011 at 7pm
(please see links for information on workshop and performances)
$15 in Advance and $20 at the Door

Link to Festival Website



Saturday March 19 at 7:00 pm -- Gala Concert -- A Fund raiser for the ABC-Arts Back in the Class Room for the Gavilan College Theatre Arts Department.

Sunday March 20th from 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon -- Guest Dance Companies from Northern, Central and Southern California will be performing. 

Link to Festival Website



Gavilan College






Presents a Benefit Production of

Eve Ensler’s



CeeJay Arellano
Grace Cardinalli
Kathleen Felice
Jacque James
Joy Joyner
Ashton Martinez
Ruth Nucera
Dana Scribner
Zyania Swenson

Directed by Julie James

Saturday, February 12, 2011 @ 8pm

Venue: Gavilan College Theatre
Ticket information coming soon
Proceeds Benefit Community Solutions and Emmaus House

"Spellbinding, funny, and almost unbearably moving . . . it is both a work of art and an
incisive piece of cultural history, a poem and a polemic, a performance and a balm and a




Featuring Ballet Folklorico Costa de Oro & Ballet Folklorico Mexicano Fuego Nuevo




Gavilan College 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard  Gilroy, CA 95020 (408) 848-4800