Samantha H. Lucas is a professional actor, vocalist, and experienced vocal instructor based in New York City, New York. Samantha holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Theater Performance, Honors from Baldwin Wallace Conservatory out of Berea, OH. Her education abroad has included both Det Danske Musicalademi-Danish Academy of Musical Theater, and Barefoot Theater in Zambia, Africa. She has had the privilege of singing and performing with the Cleveland Orchestra, The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Front Porch Theatricals, and Tony and Grammy Award-winning, Billy Porter (Pose, Kinky Boots). Samantha has worked with New York Industry and Casting Professionals including Merri Sugarman and Claire Burke—Tara Rubin Casting, Chad Eric Murnane—Binder Casting, Barry Shapiro—Herman & Lipson Casting, Victor Vasquez—X Casting, Duncan Stewart/Luke Schaffer—Stewart and Whitley Casting. Recently, Samantha finished her Honors Senior Thesis Project: “Resilient,” and has been honored to receive praise from John Caird (Children of Eden), Stephen Schwartz (Children of Eden, Wicked, Pippin), and Michael Cole. Samantha has been teaching students of all ages and levels since 2015, in diverse styles and teaching methods geared toward the goals of her students. Some styles include Musical Theater, Classical, Jazz, Pop/Rock. Samantha has a unique skill set centered on education, professionalism, and passion, and dedication for education in the arts. Samantha encourages her students to develop a strong technical foundation, a keen sense of the body in relationship to the voice, an appreciation for the art form, and a deep appreciation for their unique artistic expression. She seeks to provide each student with a concise and reliable skill set that will allow her singers to be successful and confident in their abilities.