Andrea Benson Davenport joins the Lyric Rep as the Costume Designer for Grey Gardens!
A native of Newton Utah and a USU alumni, Andrea is currently the costume shop manager/cutter draper at Westminster College and a freelance costume designer in Salt Lake City. She has over 30 years of costume design and construction experience throughout the intermountain west. In addition to her degree from Utah State University, she also studied design at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. She has worked for The Lyric Repertory Company, The Utah Shakespeare Festival, The Outlaw Trail Theater, College of Eastern Utah, Tuacahn Center for the Arts, Tuachan High School, St. George Musical Theater and The Space Between Theater Company in St. George, Utah and for many years was the designer and shop manager for Dixie State University's Theatre Program. She and her husband Varlo, who she coincidentally met during the 1987 Lyric Rep season, are the proud parents of five children.