Sammi Cannold is a director who is one of Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 in Hollywood & Entertainment, class of 2019 and has worked on and off Broadway as well as for CBS, Nickelodeon, Paramount+, Cirque du Soleil, and TikTok -- and at some of the world's most prestigious venues, including The Kennedy Center, Royal Albert Hall, Radio City Music Hall, and Lincoln Center. Recent theater credits include Evita (New York City Center), Endlings (New York Theatre Workshop, A.R.T.), Ragtime on Ellis Island, The Unofficial Bridgerton Musical (Kennedy Center, Royal Albert Hall), Violet on a moving bus (A.R.T.), and Allegory (La Jolla Playhouse WOW). This past summer, Sammi’s first documentary feature film premiered at Broadway’s Majestic Theatre and was just released worldwide on AppleTV. Upcoming projects include several new musicals, revivals, feature films, and an opera. Associate director credits include the Broadway production of Natasha, Pierre... (dir. Rachel Chavkin). Sammi has also served as an Artistic Fellow at the A.R.T., a member of Cirque du Soleil's Creative Cognoscenti, and a Sundance Institute Fellow and has worked in the live television space for White Cherry Entertainment, CBS, and Paramount+. Outside of her work in theater, film, and TV, Sammi currently serves as Chief of Staff for Human First Coalition, an organization dedicated to providing humanitarian aid in Afghanistan. Sammi holds a B. A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from Harvard University.