Samantha Cooper

Samantha Cooper

Samantha is honored to be a part of the Poetic Theater family. With PTP: Goliath (Culture Project, Wild Project, CA tour), Foreign Bodies (Women Center Stage/Culture Project), Love, Redefined, March 4 Word, and Conscious Language. Other recent: Seussical (The Gallery Players), Twelfth Night & Julius Caesar (MaineStage Shakespeare), Cinderella (Frog & Peach), The Baker’s Wife (Gallery Players), Leah In Vegas (FringeNYC),Worldwide Plays Festival (Writopia Lab/Theatre Row), And Then They Came For Me (NCTC), As You Like It (Shakespeare Santa Cruz), the web series, Dates Like This and Lemmings, and the horror flick, The Killing of Jacob Marr. Sam is a teaching artist and voice actor, recording for Scholastic, Inc., Benchmark Education, and Amplify Media, among others. She received her B.A. from UC San Diego, and has trained at Shakespeare Santa Cruz, A.C.T., Circle In The Square, and the Lorenzo de’Medici school in Florence, Italy.

With Poetic Theater Productions:

Actress in Goliath, GOLIATH was presented in the Planet Connections Theatre Festival where it was nominated for 9 awards (including Samantha’s nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress) and won 5 awards including OUTSTANDING OVERALL PRODUCTION and OUTSTANDING ENSEMBLE. GOLIATH was also presented in the Poetic License 2012 Festival, for its own run in spring of 2012, an encore presentation in the Culture Project’s IMPACT Festival, on tour to Sugar Loaf Performing Arts CenterUniversity of California Berkeley, Stanford University, and University of California Santa Cruz. A welcome back performance was featured in the Poetic License 2014 Festival.

Actress in Foreign Bodies in Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival & in Poetic License 2013

Actress in Love, Redefined 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Actress in March 4 Word

Actress in Conscious Language 2014

Actress and Developing Artist in THE REFUGE PROJECT in Poetic License 2016

Host of Generation Now! in Poetic License 2017

Actress in reading of an excerpt from Darcy Parker Bruce’s East of the Sun in Breaking Our Silence Showcase in Poetic License 2017

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