Samantha is a multidisciplinary performer and producer. Growing up in the beautiful mountain-lined town of Calgary, Alberta, Samantha fostered a love for all things performance from a very young age. Samantha is a do-it-all artist who is always ready to take on new challenges, play and learn.Samantha is passionate about being a part of projects that have a meaningful impact on the community. After graduating from Randolph College for the Performing Arts, Samantha quickly became immersed in the Toronto Theatre world. Samantha has worked for many companies around Toronto including The Theatre Centre, Groundling Theatre, Modern Times Stage Company, Aluna Theatre, Red Betty Theatre, Tarragon Theatre and Nightwood Theatre. Samantha is so excited to be a part of the Cahoots team again as their new Producer and can't wait to be a part of all the projects this wonderful company has to offer. Aside from theatre Samantha loves music, photography, beautiful things, fancy food, is a hopeless romantic, avid mountain climber and adventurer! Peruse her website www.samanthaavu.com or follow her @sam.vuu!
2021/22 marked 35 years of Cahoots Theatre, and the conclusion of our season brought with it our return to the stage after two years exclusively in the online realm. In 2022/23 we are thrilled to be continue engaging in living performance, and to also share online community initiatives that allow us to interact with, get to know, and have artistic explorations with the public. We can't wait!
Are you a recent graduate who falls under our mandate? Being fresh out of theatre training can be a daunting experience. You've finished your program, have scroll in hand, and are ready to start a career on the stage! But you don't know many folks in the business, or whom you even need to know. How does a new grad build their network? GRADually... It's one introduction at a time and we - Lisa & Sam (aka Cahoots' producers) - love being introduced to new Canadian theatremakers. Tell us who you are, what you've done, what you're into and what your goals are.