Samantha Martinson is a Milwaukee-based artist and educator. As the Education Assistant at Milwaukee Chamber Theater, she assistant produces the Bi-annual Young Playwrights Festival and facilitates their playwriting partnership residencies. Samantha also works for Milwaukee Repertory Theater as their Reading Residency Coordinator, overseeing and managing their arts-integrated literacy program which is implemented throughout the Milwaukee Public School System. For the past three years, Samantha managed a local non-profit youth organization’s performing arts program focusing on social justice and reform through art. Most recent performance and production work includes: Milwaukee Chamber Theatre, Bard & Bourbon, Windfall Theater, Splinter Group, Cooperative Performance Milwaukee, The World’s Stage, Milwaukee Youth Theater, and Ronald Reagan IB High School’s WHSFA production.