Samantha Evans is a cheerful city girl with a heart full of sunshine. An award-winning actor, writer, improviser and producer, she wrote and starred in the quirky, crafty, musical independent television pilot, Ghost Girl, which was an award-winner at the 2018 New York Television Festival. Samantha recently returned from the TheaterWorksUSA National Tour of Charlotte’s Web where she traveled through 26 states and performed as Fern for 83,000 people across the country.
Sam can be seen next on screen as a cute tech nerd in the feature film, Snatchers (Little Knife Media dir. John Kingman), as a bachelorette in Pulling Wool (FMF Productions dir. Steve Ward) and as a imaginary bumblebee in The Waiting Room (Golden Door Film Festival dir. Mike West).
She is a company member of The NOW Collective and has performed Off-Broadway and around NYC at venues including Feinstein’s/54 Below, The Barrow Group, The Tank, Theatre 54 and has worked regionally at Williamstown Theatre Festival, the Lyric Stage Company of Boston, The Huntington and Central Square Theatre.
She has performed improvisation, sketch and stand-up comedy at The Upright Citizens Brigade (Here & Queer, Cage Match, Hallowed Halls), The Magnet Theater, The Peoples Improv Theater (Sketchfest) and at the Del Close Marathon with comedy teachers including Anthony Atamanuik, Amey Goerlich and Christian Capozzoli.
Sam currently studies with Seth Barrish and Lee Brock at The Barrow Group and Brad Calcaterra at The Studio. She received her BFA in Acting from Emerson College where her teachers included Ken Cheeseman, Spiro Veloudos, Amelia Broome and Craig Mathers. She has trained at Shakespeare and Company under Dennis Krausnick, Kevin Coleman and Andrew Borthwick-Leslie.
Samantha is a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) and is SAG-Eligible. Connect with Sam @saaamevans.
SAMANTHA's HEADSHOT & RESUME
GHOST GIRL: The Series
"Ghost Girl seems to have caught on with viewers... The original stage version of Ghost Girl beat out its competition five times. That’s enough evidence for me to believe this one is worth backing." - Tube Filter
Samantha Evans is creator of Ghost Girl, a quirky, crafty and musical, that focuses on grief and the strength of a life-long friendship between two young women. Ghost Girl premiered on stage in New York City and following a successful Seed & Spark campaign, in summer 2018 audiences will get to see Ghost Girl make the leap to the screen!
THE LONGEST ROAD: The Musical
Ghost Girl Productions Presents...
The Longest Road: A Catan Musical Parody
Book & Lyrics by Samantha Evans and Casey Tucker
Music by Genevieve Wilson
Directed by Nikki DiLoreto
Choreography by Joyah Spangler
Props & Costumes by Grace Agnew
Based on the Settlers of Catan Created by Klaus Teuber
Settlers have left their homes to find salvation on the Island of Catan under the guidance of cult leader, Jeebus. Tina, currently holds the longest road, but will she for long? Maybe. Come join us as we build settlements, roads, cities, alliances and grudges while we learn about the power of friendship through intense competition that brings out the worst in everyone.