Samantha Wilson – Director – Steel Magnolias

Samantha is a Nova Scotia based director and actor who has worked nationally and internationally. Her work has appeared across Canada at Neptune Theatre, Kick at the Dark Theatre, 2b Theatre, Eastern Front Theatre, Theatre Baddeck, Magnetic North Festival, Summerworks, Push Festival, Festival Antigonish, Spark Festival, Chester Playhouse, Sudbury Arts Centre, Theatre Yes, Live Bait Theatre, Mulgrave Road Theatre and abroad at La Mama in New York City, Fire Exit Theatre in the UK, Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Spoletto Festival in South Carolina and LitLive Festival in India. Samantha holds an MFA from York University and has taught and directed at Sheridan College, Mount Allison, York and Dalhousie Universities. Samantha has family on PEI and it has been delightful to spend time with them, while working with the incredible team at Watermark Theatre. Forever and always; thanks to Peter, Jack and Nick for their love and support.