Samantha DeSimone is a graduate of Wagner College with a BA in theatre and speech.  While in college Samantha studied commedia dell’arte and masque work with Teatro Punto and established a relationship with Broadway Cares Equity Fights Aids through the production and direction of cabarets on behalf of the school.  Post-graduation Samantha has done work with the Rising Sun Performance ensemble, performing in numerous devised works all over Manhattan, one that won her a best supporting actress award at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity.  In addition to the Brooklyn Acting Lab Samantha also works with abunDANCE with Keo, a local hip hop company that promotes self love and empowerment across the boroughs.