Theater at Silver Oak

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Silver Oak PTO offers opportunities for its students to participate in theater with the extracurricular offering of an Upper Grade Play in the fall (grades 4-6) and a Lower Grade Play in the spring (grades 1-3).

PTO partners with Starting Arts to run all the logistics associated with the theater production, rehearsals, and performances for our two annual plays. Starting Arts (SA) is a bay area performing arts company focusing on connecting young people with the arts. We have been working with SA since Fall 2009, and are thankful for the amazing work they do to bring theater to life at Silver Oak.

Parent Volunteers are needed to assist with various small tasks such as supervising rehearsals, assembling the cast board with provided headshots, help with ticket will-call & door-sales, as well as backstage at performances, and planning the post-performance cast party. All needs will be communicated for each play by the PTO Parent Producers.


If you have any questions about the theater programs offered at Silver Oak,
please contact PTO Fine Arts Director, Brooke Miller.

Please click the expanding tabs below for more information on this year's upper and lower grade play offering!

Upper Grade Play

Calling all 4th through 6th graders!

Upper Grade Play Registration is OPEN!

(Registration MUST be received by the 9/6/19 deadline in order to attend Auditions - NO WALK-INS ALLOWED)

Disney's Aladdin Jr

Aladdin and his three friends, Babkak, Omar, and Kassim, are down on their luck until Aladdin discovers a magic lamp and the Genie who has the power to grant three wishes. Wanting to earn the respect of the princess, Jasmine, Aladdin embarks on an adventure that will test his will and his moral character.

Important Information:

*COST is $175 (non-refundable once auditions begin, +$4.90 fee for online registration)

*AUDITIONS begin Monday, September 9 (NO WALK-INS ALLOWED)

*REHEARSALS take place on Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:15-4:15 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room
(A rehearsal call list will be distributed to advise what cast members are called to each practice)

*PERFORMANCE Dates are the evening of December 12 and 13

*TECH WEEK: Extra, extended rehearsals will take place the week of December 9-11

*Please read the Q&A for more information.


Register Online on the Starting Arts website
Payment Choices:
Credit Card Online (+$4.90 online reg fee)

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For Upper Grade Play questions, please contact either of our PTO Parent Producers:

Ramya Kumarasamy and Tracy Garfinkel

Lower Grade Play


We are currently in need of a parent lead (or pair of leads) to coordinate with program with Starting Arts for Spring 2020.

Please keep the theater available to 1st-3rd graders! Contact PTO Fine Arts Director, Brooke Miller, for more information... or to volunteer to allow this program to carry on today!

Silver Oak Elementary School

  • 5000 Farnsworth Drive
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  • San Jose, CA 95138
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  • Phone: 408-223-4515
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  • Fax: 408-223-4540
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