Samantha Richert is an actor, educator, and fight choreographer. As an actor she has appeared with such theaters as the Huntington Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, the Nora Theatre Company, Boston Playwrights Theatre and the Berkshire Theatre Group. Recent productions include Much Ado About Nothing, Becky’s New Car, The How and the Why, and Moonchildren directed by Karen Allen. Other professional credits include work at South Coast Repertory Theatre, Actor’s Shakespeare Project, and the Alive Theatre. She is currently working with the award-winning fringe theatre company the Gold Dust Orphans on their fall 2014 New York production.
Samantha teaches a wide range of acting techniques including auditioning, dance theatre, stage combat, movement, laban, suzuki, mask work, and Michael Chekhov. She has taught at Brandeis University, Wheelock Family Theatre, and the Stoneham Theatre. She has a BA in Acting & Directing from California State University of Long Beach, an MFA in Acting from Brandeis, and is also a proud member of Actor’s Equity Association. She teaches Introduction to Acting.