Presenter Profile

David Saphier

Guest Artist, Denver Center for the Performing Arts, Education Team

David is in his 20th year as a DCPA Education teaching artist. Before moving to Denver, he interned in education departments at the Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, and The Coterie Theatre. He was last seen on the stage as Polonius in Nirvamlet for the Band of Toughs. This summer, he directed The wizard of Oz for the Middle School Performance Program. David received his BA at The Colorado College and his MFA in Theatre for Youth at Arizona State University.

David's Workshops


    Character Biography

    Beginning, Intermediate, / Acting, , , Tech, , / Regular

    Expand your knowledge about your character by combining improvisation, writing and dramaturgy to create a character biography. Take the information you know from the script or the monologue you are working on and use it to write a short biography about your character.

    Theatrical Fight Club

    Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced / Acting, , , , , / Regular

    This stage combat workshop is for actors of all experience levels. Only the first 30 students in the room will participate in the workshop. The skills learned in this interactive workshop will help you create compelling theatrical fights that are perfect for enhancing many plays - including Shakespeare!