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.
GET DOWN TONIGHT
Production Stager (NCL)
John Skufca, dir.