Sam Kusnetz has been designing, composing, photographing, filming, stage managing, and solving all manner of theatrical challenges for nearly twenty years.
Off Broadway: Cherry Smoke, La Ruta (The Working Theater); The Clearing (22Q Productions/Commercial); Bikeman (Tribeca Performing Arts Center/Commercial); Lady Day (Little Shubert/Commercial); Sleeping Rough (Page 73); Ahh Ha! (Do Jump/New 42nd Street); Brazil! Brazil! (Broadway Asia/New 42nd Street); Wearing Lorca's Bowtie (Artistes Españoles en Nueva York); Arms and the Man, Small Craft Warnings (Jean Cocteau Repertory).
Regional: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Frost/Nixon (Portland Center Stage). Other: Ugly Lies The Bone, Not All Thieves Come To Harm You (Fordham University); The Tower (AntiMatter Collective); Bureau of Missing Persons (Neighborhood Productions); The Wonderful World of Dissocia (Third Rail Repertory); Twelfth Night (Leviathan Lab); A Tuna Christmas (Oregon Repertory); Biglittlethings (world premiere international tour, Imago Theater); Kid/Simple (world premiere, Brown University).
As an assistant, associate, and co-designer, Sam has worked with established and respected designers such as Darron West, David Van Tieghem, Jill Du Boff, Leah Gelpe, Bart Fasbender, and Jeremy Lee. His input has helped guide sound system designs at Lincoln Center’s Claire Tow theater and the Pershing Square Signature Center.
Sam has been the Production Manager of Performing Arts at Buck’s Rock Performing and Creative Arts Camp in New Milford, CT since 2007, where he oversees approximately 30 productions from start to finish each summer, and designs sound or projections for many of them. Sam is also proud to be a member of the team at Figure 53, makers of QLab and other tools for artists, and just as proud to be a frequent visiting artist at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn.
Sam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Theater, Speech, and Dance from Brown University, class of 2002.