It is the mission of The Spark to inspire, educate, and empower artists and the community through innovative productions, comprehensive training, and a welcoming support structure for all those who create.

We give Artists A Home.

What is The Spark?

The Spark is a performing art center in Boulder, Colorado. Marla Schulz and Dillon Kenyon decided to create The Spark to fill a major need for affordable creative spaces in Boulder. In addition we are the only multi-generation musical theater program in Boulder to feature both professional and aspiring actors side by side on stage. Whether you are looking for high quality training, community, or a space to explore, create, and share; The Spark has a home for you.

Welcome home.

The Spark Values

Our Work
  • Be a platform for creativity
  • Connect community through the performing arts.
  • Stay on the forefront of theatrical innovation in performance.
  • Inspire audiences
  • Educate the dedicated theatrical artist
Our Culture
  • Create a nurturing space for reflection, risk-taking, and learning.
  • Empower individuals to fulfill their potential
  • Cultivate collaborative and educational relationships
  • Connect generations of artists
  • Respect the contributions of each individual
Our Space
  • Professional and considerate environment
  • Resource for our local community
  • Flexible and diverse usages for creative minds
  • Welcoming and friendly

NOnprofit Status

We are a nonprofit organization incorporated within the state of Colorado. We are in the process of filing for 501 (c) 3 status with the IRS. Wish us luck!