Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58 Page 59 Page 60SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE 2016 6 SANTA CRUZ SHAKESPEARE’S Step Plan to Building a New Home Find a serene, yet accessible outdoor space The location at DeLaveaga Park was chosen for its location in the middle of Santa Cruz, its quiet beauty, and its access to power, water, sewer, and other direct infrastructure needs. Design a theater, and then realize how much it costs to build your dream In months of planning and development, we designed a space that incorporated what we loved in our old home, improved upon what we didn’t, and ultimately, crafted a responsible budget for an institution of our size, scope, and timeline. Motivate people to attend long, boring meetings Multitudes of SCS patrons flooded the emails of Santa Cruz City Council members and attended both a Planning Commission and City Council Meeting to show support for the approval of the use of the site at DeLaveaga Park. Get unanimous approval from City Council On February 9, 2016, City of Santa Cruz Council members approved the use of the site, and in the two weeks following, plans were revised, contractors hired, and the season productions were unveiled. 1 10 2 3 4 5 Reach out to your closest supporters to get involved Fundraising began in earnest in October 2015 to a select group of generous donors who pledged to lay the foundation towards a $1 million initial goal.