Technical Director/Resident Lighting Designer

Samuel has been involved in the performing arts since a technical internship at the Park City Performing Arts Foundation in high school. He believes in the role of the arts to create strong communities, especially in the mountains. Samuel has provided lighting designs for theatre, dance and music festivals in Idaho and Utah. From the University of Utah Samuel received a BFA in Theatre Design and Technology specializing in lighting and sound design, highlights of his studies there included: drafting for the theatre, scene painting, and new play development. Additional training includes a summer with the Pacific Conservatory Theatre in California, and a certificate in performing arts management from the University of New Orleans and Arts Northwest. He currently is the Production Manager and Technical Director at The Argyros Performing Arts Center. Thanks to Brett, Peter, Kevin, Yanna and Natalie for letting him be part of this amazing theatre, as one of the statues in Ketchum Town Square says: “Culture thrives at the edge of wilderness.”



Lighting Designer                                     FUN HOME '20

Technical Direction Mentor                     CATS! '19

Lighting Designer                                     AMERICAN HERO '19

Lighting Designer + Sound + Scenic     JULIUS CAESAR '19

Technical Direction Mentor                     PIPPIN'19

Lighting Designer                                    THE REVOLUTIONISTS '19

Lighting Designer                                    A BEHANDING IN SPOKANE '18

Lighting Designer                                    EURYDICE '18

Lighting Designer/ Tech Mentor            SPOT STUDIO SERIES: TOUCH '18

Technical Supervisor/Mentor                  ACROSS THE UNIVERSE '18

Lighting Designer                                    FLOYD COLLINS '18

Lighting Designer + Sound Designer    DIDO OF IDAHO '17

Lighting Designer                                    THE PILLOWMAN '17

Technical Supervisor/Mentor                  35mm: A MUSICAL EXHIBITION '17

Lighting Designer                                    A NEW BRAIN '17

Lighting Designer                                    THE TRESTLE AT POPELICK CREEK '17

Lighting Designer/Projection/Sound     THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW LIVE '16, '17, '19, '20

Lighting Designer                                    HAND TO GOD '16

Lighting Designer                                    SPRING AWAKENING '16

Lighting Designer /Projection                ANGELS IN AMERICA: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES '16