Idaho Falls, ID

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



– Script Reading
– Application Consulting
– Sensitivity Reading


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


– Play Directing
– Production Dramaturgy
– Plays Available for Production


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


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


Favorite Mother-Daughter Shows/Movies

It’s been a while since I’ve done a favorites list so in honor of one of my favorite people (my mama) and Mother’s Day, here are some of my mother-daughter favorites.

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Filmed In Front of a Live Studio Audience

Is filming in front of a live studio audience a form of theatre?

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Performance of Sports Conclusion

I hope you enjoyed the Performance of Sports series. It’s something that I’ve been thinking about for a while and I really enjoyed writing it.

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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.