TPS Guest Artists: Sam Samuelson
Sam Samuelson is a senior agent with Stewart Talent, the largest talent agency in the Midwest with offices in New York and Atlanta. His clients have garnered Tony awards, Olivier awards and Joseph Jefferson awards.
Samuelson has lectured and taught classes on the Entertainment business and the craft of acting at Northwestern University, Carnegie Mellon University, University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music, The University of Michigan, The University of Massachusetts and other fine higher educational institutions throughout the country. Prior to Agenting, Sam was an actor having appeared on Broadway in Blood Brothers (original company). Off-Broadway, The Fantasticks (the boy) and I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (Man #1) . He was in the National Tours of Ragtime as Younger Brother, Blood Brothers and toured internationally with The Fantasticks (the boy). Regional credits include shows at major theatres in Chicago, Michigan, tenessee He can be heard on The cast recording of The Fantasticks-Japanese Tour and 110 in the Shade opposite Kristen Chenowith. He is a co- founder of The Wilmette Theatre, a not for profit, multi-arts facility in north suburban Chicago and co-founded The Chicago Entertainment Collective. He is a proud graduate of The University of Cincinnati's College Conservatory of Music with a BFA in Music Theatre where he was the first to receive the Young Alumni Award for excellence in the entertainment Industry.