SPA Summer Theatre Intensive

SPA is excited to offer a summer theatre intensive for students ages 12-17 years old. Here are the specific details and how to sign up:

9 am - 1 pm, June 20-24, 2022 with a parent showing on Friday

Salt Lake School for the Performing Arts - 2291 S 2000 E SLC, UT 84106

12-17 years old

Skill level:
Beginner to advanced - you will be placed in a skill-appropriate group

Developing and understanding Shakespeare

What to bring:
Snacks, water bottle, 1-2 audition pieces to focus on 

$100 for SPA and Highland students (free for conservatory students), $150 for all other students




Varlo Davenport

Varlo Davenport graduated from Southern Utah University with a degree in Theatre and a minor in English literature. He earned a Master of Fine Arts in Acting at The Ohio State University.


Varlo has produced, directed and performed in numerous theatrical productions throughout the country, and has many film and television credits. He wrote and performed the award winning one-person show John Wesley Powell: The Last American Adventure. He has taught at Utah State University, College of Eastern Utah, Utah Valley State College and Ohio State University.


Varlo taught at Dixie State University for 15 years where, while building an award winning theater program, he directed more than 22 productions.