Samantha Reading

People’s Light: Resident Director; Directing credits include I and You, Richard III, Biloxi  Blues, Pride & Prejudice, Stargirl, Beautiful Boy, A Wrinkle in Time, Kidnapped; Choreographer: The Matchmaker, Sleeping Beauty, Sense and Sensibility, The Cherry Orchard, Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, Cinderella, Noises Off, The  Winter’s Tale, Aladdin, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer; Fight Director: Moon Over Buffalo, All My Sons, Fences, Bach at Leipzig, Of Mice and Men, The Three Musketeers, Legacy of Light; Playwright: co-author musical pantos Sleeping Beauty, Arthur and the Tale of the Red Dragon, and Aladdin.

Theatre Includes: Passage Theatre, McCarter Theatre, 1812 Productions, Arden Theatre Company, Lantern Theatre, Delaware Theatre Company, Delaware Shakespeare Festival, Act II Playhouse, Mauckingbird Theatre Company and Villanova Theatre. Samantha co-founded Dancing With The Students, a non-profit organization that offers ballroom dance instruction to 5th - 8th grade students in North Philadelphia, teaches at Drexel University, is an eight time Barrymore Nominee, and received the 2014 & 2015 Barrymore Award for Outstanding Choreography/Movement.