Suzy Sampson is an Actor, Director and Producer born in Wellington New Zealand and trained at the London Academy of Performing Arts and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, TVI Studios in Los Angeles and the Stella Adler Academy in New York.
Suzy has worked in Theatre, Film, TV and Radio in London, Melbourne, Sydney, Singapore, Hong Kong, Prague Auckland and the Bay of Plenty
Suzy is the founder of Twice as Good Productions and the Artistic Director of TaG Drama Workshops for Kids.
Suzy is also a qualified school teacher and past recipient of the New Zealand Times Teacher of the Year Award.
Recent theatre roles include:
Jacques in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”
Titania in Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth
Mrs Bennett in Jane Austen’s “Pride and Prejudice”
Mrs Darling/The Fairy Queen in JM Barrie’s “Peter Pan”
Diana in Neil Simon’s “California Suite (nominated for Best Supporting Actress in the HK Arts Awards 2011)
Lady Croom in Tom Stoppard’s “Arcadia”
Kate in Harold Pinter’s “Old Times”
Stevie in Edward Albee’s “The Goat Or Who Is Sylvia”,
Anne Hathaway in Vern Theissen’s one woman play “Shakespeare’s Will”- awarded Best Show in HK Arts Awards 2011
Elizabeth in NZ playwright Carl Nixon’s “The Birthday Boy”
Suzy’s full biography
An example of Suzy’s showreel
On her return to NZ after more than 2 decades of living in London, Sydney and Hong Kong, Suzy established the first open air Shakespeare Performances at Te Puna Quarry in the Bay of Plenty – see http://www.summershakespeare.com
Suzy was also Show Director for Fabulous Threads and Theatre’s Production of Butterflies of the Night in April 2015 in which she also played the role of Madame La Belle Rose