SAM PINKLETON

SOME OF things THAT HAVE HAPPENED:

*Current/Upcoming

 

RUNAWAYS // by Elizabeth Swados

Director

City Center Encores! Off-Center // Artistic Director Jeanine Tesori

 

*NATASHA, PIERRE, AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 // by Dave Malloy 

Choreographer

American Repertory Theatre, Kazino // Dir. Rachel Chavkin (Broadway, starring Josh Groban - Fall 2016)

 

*AMELIE // Book by Craig Lucas, Music by Dan Messe, Lyrics by Dan Messe and Nathan Tysen

Choreography and Musical Staging

Berkeley Repertory Theatre // dir. Pam MacKinnon (Upcoming Ahmanson Theatre LA and Broadway)

 

2016 CBS Upfronts // starring James Corden

Director/Choreographer

Carnegie Hall // CBS 

 

*HEISENBERG // by Simon Stephens, starring Mary-Louise Parker and Denis Arndt

Choreographer

Manhattan Theatre Club //  Dir. Mark Brokaw (Broadway - Fall 2016)

 

*SIGNIFICANT OTHER// by Joshua Harmon

Choreographer

Roundabout Theatre Company // Laura Pels Theatre // Dir. Trip Cullman (Broadway Winter 2017)

 

MACHINAL // by Sophie Treadwell

Choreographer

Broadway/Roundabout Theatre Company // Dir. Lyndsey Turner

 

*KANSAS CITY CHOIR BOY // by Todd Almond, starring Todd Almond and Courtney Love

Choreographer

Prototype Festival/HERE, American Repertory Theatre, Center Theatre Group, Art Basel Miami // Dir. Kevin Newbury

 

RIMBAUD IN NEW YORK // by Steve Cosson and The Civilians

Choreographer

BAM // Dir. Steve Cosson

 

THE HEIDI CHRONICLES // by Wendy Wasserstein  

Choreographic Consultant

Broadway/Music Box Theatre // Dir. Pam MacKinnon

 

I PROMISED MYSELF TO LIVE FASTER // by Gregory S. Moss and Pig Iron Theatre Company

Choreographer

Pig Iron Theatre Company, Actors Theatre of Louisville/Humana Festival, Fringe Arts Philadelphia // Dir. Dan Rothenberg 

 

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY// by Anne Washburn, Music by Michael Friedman

Choreographer

Playwrights Horizons // Dir. Steve Cosson

 

PRETTY FILTHY // by Bess Wohl, Songs by Michael Friedman

Choreographer

The Civilians // Abrons Arts Center // Dir. Steve Cosson 

 

HAIR: RETROSPECTION

Choreographer

Kansas City Rep // dir. Eric Rosen

 

ONTHEFLOOR // Conceived by Ani Taj & The Dance Cartel

Co-Director

Liberty Hall at ACE Hotel NY and Tour

 

A DOLL'S HOUSE // by Henrik Ibsen

Choreographer

Theatre for a New Audience // Dir. Arin Arbus

 

FLY BY NIGHT// by Kim Rosenstock, Michael Mitnick, and Will Connolly

Choreographer

Playwrights Horizons // Dir. Carolyn Cantor 

 

AUGUST RUSH // Book by Glen Berger, Music & Lyrics by Mark Mancina 

Choreographer (Developmental Lab)

Prod. Richard B. Lewis & CB Entertainment // dir. John Doyle 

 

MARIE ANTOINETTE // by David Adjmi

Choreographer

Soho Rep // Dir. Rebecca Taichman 

 

STAGE KISS // by Sarah Ruhl

Choreographer

Playwrights Horizons // Dir. Rebecca Taichman 

 

THE LIGHTNING THIEF // by Rob Rokicki and Joe Tracz 

Choreographer

Theatreworks USA // Lucille Lortel Theatre // Dir. Stephen Brackett 

 

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER // by Rick Elice

Choreographer

Actors Theatre of Louisville //  Dir. Meredith McDonough

 

THE GOOD SWIMMER // by Donna DiNovelli and Heidi Rodewald

Co-Choreographer

HERE/Prototype Festival // Dir. Kevin Newbury

 

THE UNDERSTUDY // by Theresa Rebeck

Choreographer

McCarter Theatre // Dir. Adam Immerwahr 

 

ROOSEVELVIS // Created by THE TEAM

Additional Choreography

The TEAM // COIL Festival // Vineyard Theatre // dir. Rachel Chavkin

 

TAMBURLAINE THE GREAT // by Christopher Marlowe

Movement Director and Choreographer

Theatre for a New Audience // Dir. Sir Michael Boyd 

 

SPRING AWAKENING // by Duncan Sheik & Steven Sater

Choreographer

Olney Theatre Center // Dir. Steve Cosson 

 

BUYER AND CELLAR // by Jonathan Tolins 

Musical Staging

Barrow Street Theatre, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, and National Tour // Dir. Stephen Brackett

 

THE MATERIAL WORLD // by Dan Fishback 

Choreographer

Dixon Place // Dir. Stephen Brackett

 

THE DAUGHTERS // by Shaina Taub

Director

Joe's Pub //  CAP21 // NYU Stageworks

 

FAVORITE THINGS AT MUSIC STANDS 

 

DAYS LIKE TODAY // by Laura Eason and Alan Schmuckler // Playwrights Horizons

 

MARIE IN TOMORROWLAND // Conceived with Maggie-Kate Coleman and Erato A. Kremmyda // The Civilians 

 

DIRTY CRUSTY // by Clare Barron // Page73

 

TOO MUCH SUN // by Nicky Silver // The Vineyard Theatre 

 

WHITE NOISE, WHITE LIGHT // by Nicky Silver // The Vineyard Theatre 

 

BOY: A ROALD DAHL STORY // by Sam Willmott // ASCAP Workshop // The York Theatre 

 

WAITING FOR BARBARA // by Dan Fishback // The New Museum 

 

POP! // by Maggie-Kate Coleman and Anna K. Jacobs // City Theatre/Momentum Festival, Pittsburgh

 

TEACHING

 

NYU / PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS THEATRE SCHOOL 

Created/developed BUSTIN’ MOVES, SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE-THEATER? & HARDER, BETTER, FASTER, STRONGER 

[original high-energy dance/fitness/self-worth classes for 2nd and 3rd year performance students]

 

THE DANCE DANCING DANCE COMPANY COMPANY CLASS

Co-Founder,  with Ani Taj 

Original Extreme Dance & Lowbrow Fitness Experience

 

FULL RESUME, CHOREOGRAPHY REEL, AND blood type  AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IS A DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER BASED IN NEW YORK CITY. BORN AND BRED IN AN UNTAMED CORNER OF THE AMERICAN SOUTH, SAM HAS CREATED WORK ON, OFF, AND NOWHERE NEAR BROADWAY AND IS A COLLABORATING ARTIST WITH THE CIVILIANS, PIG IRON THEATRE COMPANY,THE DANCE CARTEL, AND WITNESS RELOCATION. HE HAS DEVELOPED NEW MUSIC THEATER, OPERA, DANCE, PERFORMANCE ART, AND EXTREME DANCE CLASSES AND IS CURRENTLY AT WORK ON MANY NEW THINGS INCLUDING plays, MUSICALS, VERY FANCY PARTIES, CONCERTS, music videos, UNEXPECTED PUBLIC EVENTS, AND RODEOS. YOU CAN READ ABOUT SOME OF THESE THINGS HERE.