Sammi Cannold is directing Swan Lake The Musical Live in Concert starring Andrew Lippa, Carrie St. Louis, and Carrie Manolakos in Hollywood, December 17, 2016.

Sammi is the Artistic Fellow at the American Repertory Theater where she will direct Violet on a moving bus this spring. She recently directed a concert of songs from Ragtime on Ellis Island featuring Brian Stokes Mitchell, Brandon Victor Dixon and Laura Michelle Kelly among others.

Assisting credits include The Great Comet of 1812 (dir. Rachel Chavkin/Broadway & A.R.T.) and In the Body of the World (dir. Diane Paulus/A.R.T.). Favorite directing credits include Les Misérables, Machinal, and Evita. PA credits include Finding Neverland (Broadway), The Gershwins’ Porgy & Bess (1stNtl), Beautiful (pre-Broadway), and the Tony Awards.

Sammi has a B.A. from Stanford University, an M.A. from Harvard University and is a proud SDC Associate. More at