Most recently, Samantha was the Associate Director/Choreographer for A Charlie Brown Christmas National Tour alongside her husband Brian Lawton who is the Choreographer and Resident Director.

As a production stager for Norwegian Cruise Line, Samantha co-directs Swing!Blazing Boots, and Get Down Tonight for the Norwegian Gem. She has participated in choreography workshops such as The American Clock (The Old Vic) with Rachel Chavkin, dir. / Ann Yee choir., and has collaborated in pre-production on Andy Blankenbuehler's Bandstand (Broadway, Papermill), and Lynne Taylor-Corbett's Part of the Plan (Tennessee Performing Arts Center).

Samantha and her husband Brian Lawton have collaborated on duet partnered choreography, focusing on the balance of power and grace in Swing/Lindy Hop, and drawing inspiration from Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse. 

Swing!

Production Stager (NCL)
Lynne Taylor-Corbett, dir.

GET DOWN TONIGHT

Production Stager (NCL)
John Skufca, dir.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Associate Choreographer/Director (National Tour)
Brian Lawton, dir.

Blazing Boots

Production Stager (NCL)
Raj Kapoor, dir. / Chase Benz, chor.

SAMANTHA AND BRIAN

Choreography

BANDSTAND

Pre-Production (Broadway, Papermill)
Andy Blankenbuehler, dir./chor.

PART OF THE PLAN

Pre-Production (TPAC)
Lynne Taylor-Corbett, dir.