Sammi Katz is a New York City based actor, dancer and choreographer. She received her B.A. in Drama with honors from Vassar College, and earned the Molly Thatcher Kazan Memorial prize for distinction in Theater Arts. At Vassar, Sammi was a member of Woodshed Theatre Ensemble, and developed a love for ensemble-based, movement-driven work.
In addition to Vassar, Sammi went to the National Theater Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Fall 2012. She has also studied at Stella Adler, Complicite Theater in London, and is currently studying at ESPA at Primary Stages. Sammi spent the summer of 2014 with One Year Lease Theater Company in Papingo, Greece.
Sammi is also an accomplished dancer and choreographer. She has choreographed several works of dance theater, including A Mouthful of Birds and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui, both at Vassar. She choreographed The Boys Are Angry for the New York International Fringe Festival 2015.
Sammi is the founder of A Girl's Guide to Drinking Alone, a blog where she drinks alone at bars, then reviews them for how awesome or awful they are for women to go to alone. Check it out here!