sammi cannold - director
Sammi Cannold is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019. This fall, she will be directing a new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Evita at New York City Center. This past winter, she directed the world premier of Celine Song’s Endlings at the American Repertory Theater after having developed it at Playwrights Realm and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center. Other recent credits include Ragtime on Ellis Island and Violet on a moving bus also at the A.R.T. Recent associate director credits include the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812 (dir. Rachel Chavkin), In the Body of the World (dir. Diane Paulus/MTC), Lempicka (dir. Rachel Chavkin/Williamstown), and Gloria (dir. Diane Paulus/DRT). Sammi has also served as an Artistic Fellow at the A.R.T., a member of Cirque du Soleil's Creative Cognoscenti, and a Sundance Institute Fellow. She holds a B.A. from Stanford University ('15) and an M.A. from Harvard University ('16). www.sammicannold.com.