Directing

Samantha directs scripted and devised theatre. Her first professional production was in Valencia in a small theatre in 2006. As Associate Director at Ars Xikanda performance academy she directed and instigated workshops and performance blending ballet, hip-hop, flamenco, mask-work, improvisation and classical texts. Whilst in Valencia she formed The Hungry Actors, a theatre group devising work based on local stories and has gone on to create a portfolio of multi-disciplinary work in the UK and abroad.

2019 ‘Rose’ – Exeter Fringe Phoenix Studio – Exeter

2017 ‘Systemised‘ – Arts Centre – Salisbury

2016 ‘Dis_Connect’ – Red Studios – Salisbury

2014 ‘Paper Bird‘ – Codford Theatre – Salisbury Playhouse – Salisbury

2010 ‘Please Retain For Your Records’ – Sketch Department – Edinburgh Comedy Festival & London

2010 ‘The Hungry Actors’ – Theatre Company – Valencia

2009 ‘Inauguration’ – Ars Xikanda – Valencia

2009 ‘ Los Suenos del Verano’ – Ars Xikanda – Valencia

2006 ‘La Lupe’ Teatro Flumen and Teatro Inestable Valencia

Short Films

Samantha makes short films independent of, or as part of, a performance piece.

She uses improvisation, scripted work, stop frame animation, and illustration in her work.

Dis_connect Extract
Oranges & Concrete – Short film with animation
Valencia – Oranges Short
Valencia – Huerta
Valencia – Petardos