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February 10, 2009

Spring STAR Kids to Create Saturday Morning TV Variety Show!

WHO: Youth ages 10 to 16

WHAT: The Gavilan College Summer Theatre Arts Repertory (STAR) Program is now accepting enrollment for Spring STAR 2009, a hands-on acting and TV workshop for youth.

For the past 24 years, the STAR Program has been exposing South Valley youth to the performing arts, helping to boost their confidence and poise, and encouraging teamwork, creativity, collaboration, and respect.

WHY: Participants are introduced to performing arts fundamentals through theatre games, improvisational acting, and movement exercises. Spring STAR participants will learn performance for television, and:

• collaborate to create characters and write skits for a TV variety show,
• design and make their own costumes and masks, and
• receive a free DVD of their final taping in the Gavilan College TV Studio.

The final taping of Spring STAR 2009 will air on GavTV-18, the Gavilan College educational channel, as well as, online on GavTV’s channel at

WHEN: Five Saturday mornings, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, on March 7, 14, 21, 28, with the final taping in the Gavilan College TV Studio on April 4, 2009.

WHERE: Gavilan College Main Campus, 5055 Santa Teresa Blvd., Gilroy, CA 95020.

HOW: Enrollment is only $125 for five Saturdays. Register online at or call Barbara J. Graham at (408) 612-2057. Space in the TV Studio is limited. Early registration is recommended.

For additional information about the Gavilan College STAR Program and our other program offerings, please call Barbara at (408) 612-2057 or visit our website at

Last modified: August 17, 2011
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