About Sam

Sam Pinkleton is a Tony-Nominated choreographer and director based in New York City. His work on Broadway includes Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812 (Tony Nom), Significant Other; Amélie; Machinal; and Heisenberg. His work has also been seen at BAM, Roundabout Theatre Company, Manhattan Theatre Club, Berkeley Rep, Center Theatre Group, City Center Encores, Soho Rep, Playwrights Horizons, Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Repertory Theatre, Theatre for a New Audience, Kansas City Rep, McCarter Theatre, and Theatreworks USA. Sam is a frequent collaborator with Pig Iron Theatre Company, The Civilians, and The Dance Cartel and has taught at Harvard University, New York University, Carnegie Mellon University, and New York City Center. Current projects include choreographing Leonard Bernstein’s Trouble In Tahiti for the Dutch National Opera and the world premiere of David Henry Hwang and Jeanine Tesori’s Soft Power for the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. He does not own any dance shoes.

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