Idaho Falls, ID
sam@samanthabairdfreelance.com

I imagine a world where creativity and art are encouraged and appreciated. Let's build it together.

Services

Consultations

– Script Reading
– Application Consulting
– Sensitivity Reading

Education

– Acting Coaching
– Private Guitar and Voice Lessons
– Guest Speaking/Workshops

Productions

– Play Directing
– Production Dramaturgy
– Plays Available for Production

Writing

– Interviews and Research
– Arts Reviews/Criticism
– Play Commissions

Testimonials

Don’t take my word for it – here’s what my clients and collaborators say:

Sam was essential to my show! She helps solidify ideas and really helped me bring my ideas to life. She was reliable, prompt, and had many creative solutions. Her work is priceless!

Michaella Robertson

Student Director, BYU

Samantha was terrific to work with. She has a friendly and nurturing spirit and a keen ear and eye for storytelling continuity, helping to keep productions cohesive and make sense of the storyline.

Tim Threlfall

Brigham Young University

Samantha is an energetic, creative professional who brings great talent and insight into the world of theatre. It has been a pleasure working with her as a director for our short play festival!

Mark Wiesenburg

Utah New Works Theatre Project

Latest News

The Jester’s New Play Development

New works, like The Jester, are my passion. It’s always fun to produce the classics, but it’s important to remember that the classics were once new works too.

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Introducing The Music Bechdel

The world was introduced to the Bechdel Test in 1985. It was initially created as a way to measure films by three criteria. In 2021, I’m adapting it and applying it to another art form.

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May Script Reviews

I didn’t get a chance to write a lot of script reviews this month. I was able to start reading some musical books that have started gathering dust on my bookshelf though. Here we go!

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Contact

I’ve worked on a wide range of projects. Reach out today to find out if we’re the perfect fit. Quotes and estimates are always free!

    Samantha Baird Performing Arts Services operates on the traditional lands of the Shoshone-Bannock tribes. As a business engaging in frequent remote work, I also acknowledge the tribes and nations whose lands have been trespassed upon for the installation of electrical infrastructure.

    Samantha Baird Performing Arts Services is an equal opportunity business committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Clients and students will not be turned away on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.