Sammi Cohen

Height: 5'7"   Hair: Dark Brown   Eyes: Dark Brown

Voice: Belter / Mezzo (low F# to high C)

sammicohen28@gmail.com

 

Theatre - Professional

A Winnie the Pooh Birthday Tail

First Date *

Bad Kitty On Stage

Heathers, the Musical
Elephant & Piggie's... 

Sneeze
Holiday

Beehive: The 60's Musical
The Hit Factory

Disney's My Son Pinocchio                      

ROOMS: a rock romance                  

Rapunzel!... A Very Hairy Fairy Tale *           

Sweet House! (Rochester School District Tour)      

Handle With Care *              

Working                                                        

Parade                                                      

Hedwig and the Angry Inch                          

Joseph... Dreamcoat (w/ Michael Park)    

A Year With Frog and Toad                 

Annie   

Legally Blonde 

Avenue Q    

Urinetown                                                                

Kanga

Woman #2 (Allison, Google Girl)

Chatty Kitty, Miss Dee

Heather Duke
Squirrelle 1
Imogen (Lead)
Julia Seton
"Pattie" Track

Featured Ensemble

Blue Fairy

Monica P. Miller

Lady Zaza

The Witch

Ayelet

Woman 3

Ensemble

Yischak

Wife, Pharaoh Singer

Bird, Turtle, Mother Frog

Mrs. Pugh, Boylan Sister

Vivienne Kensington

Lucy T. Slut, Nicky Puppeteer

Penelope Pennywise

Theatre Young Kids Enjoy / Matt Mayne

JCC CenterStage / Ralph Meranto

Theatre Young Kids Enjoy / Matt Mayne

Blackfriars Theatre / Danny Hoskins
Theatre Young Kids Enjoy / Matt Mayne
Page to Stage / Wayne Alan Dunbar
Screen Plays – Geva Theatre Fielding Stage / Jean Ryon
Blackfriars Theatre / Danny Hoskins

JCC CenterStage / Ralph Meranto

Theatre Young Kids Enjoy / Michael Krickmire

Rochester Fringe Festival / Wayne Alan Dunbar

Rochester Children's Theatre / Kerry Young

Rochester Children's Theatre / Deborah Haber

JCC CenterStage / Sean Daniels

JCC CenterStage / David Runzo

JCC CenterStage / Ralph Meranto

Rochester Fringe Festival / Wayne Alan Dunbar

Rochester Children's Theatre / Deborah Haber

Rochester Children's Theatre / Deborah Haber

Rochester Children's Theatre / Michael Herman

Once Upon A Time Players / Brendan Stackhouse

Once Upon A Time Players / Brendan Stackhouse

Once Upon A Time Players / Brendan Stackhouse

* Regional Premiere

Theater - Local & Educational

Wagner College Senior Showcase 

Seussical the Musical 

The 25th Annual ... Spelling Bee  

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella 

Disney's Beauty and the Beast  

Waiting For Lefty   

RENT  

HAIR                          

Personals and Beyond Therapy

Court Marshal, Jungle Ens.

Rona Lisa Peretti

Stepmother

Mrs. Potts

Miller

Maureen Johnson

Jeannie

Playwrights Horizons / Michele Pawk, Fred Tessler

Wagner College Theatre / Michele Pawk, Lauri Young

Wagner College Theatre / John Carrafa, Lauri Young

Wagner College Theatre / Drew Scott Harris, Carl Haan

Wagner College Theatre / Drew Scott Harris, Lauri Young

Wagner College Theatre / David McDonald

JCC SummerStage / Ralph Meranto

JCC SummerStage / Ralph Meranto

Moses Man (Workshop)

Geva Theatre Young Writers Showcase 

Intrepid (Workshop Reading)

Time Stands Still (Staged Reading)

Moses Man (Workshop Reading) 

Sweet House! Cast Recording

Plagued: A Love Story (Demo)

Prime Time Funk (Studio & Live)

 

 

Workshops, Readings, Studio Work, etc.
 
Commercial & Film

Raymour & Flannigan Commercial

Five Star Bank Commercial
Production Development Video

Let's Move! (Music Video)
Cherry Crush (ft. Nicki Reed)

 

Female Ensemble

Various Roles

Nellie Bly

Mandy

Anita (Supporting)

The Witch, Mom, various

Dusty, Ensemble

Backup Vocals

 

Geva Theatre Fielding Nextstage / Michael Bush, Don Kot

Geva Theatre Fielding Nextstage / Jean Ryon, Shawnda Urie

Geva Theatre Fielding Nextstage / Leah Wayner

Hourglass Play Reading Series / Maria Scipione

Rochester Children's Theatre / Deborah Haber

Rochester Children's Theatre / Casey Filiacci

Casey Filiacci (Featured at NYMF 2009)

Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival

 

 

 

 

Flower Chair (Featured)

Spokesperson (Lead)
Self

"Dew Rag" (Featured)

Extra

 

 

Icon Films (Dir. Tim Wainwright)

Icon Films (Dir. Tim Wainwright)
Rochester City School District

PostCentral Entertainment

PostCentral Entertainment 

Educational Training

Wagner College - B.A. in Theatre and Speech: Performance Concentration

Graduated Cum Laude with additional Academic Honors in Theatre (2011)

 

Acting: Michele Pawk, John Jamiel (Hagen), Amy Williams (Shakespeare), Melissa Rain Anderson, Susan Fenley

 

Voice and Speech: Joan Melton, David McDonald (Fitzmaurice work), Mara Gannon (Dialects), Amy Williams, Cara D'Emanuele

 

Dance: Anne Kelly (Ballet), Michael Blackmon (Musical Theatre), Margo Hammond (Tap), Ben Cameron (Jazz)

 

Movement: Susan Ward (Labon), Christopher Catt (Jerzy Grotowski work)

 

Additional Training: Geva Theatre Summer Academy (Musical Theatre Intensive), Nazareth Summer School of the Arts (Musical Theatre)

 

 

 

Special Skills & Interests

A cappella, Shakespeare, puppetry, dialects (Estuary, RP, Irish, Scottish, New York, Southern, Australian, Israeli, French, Russian, more on request), percussion, New York State Driver's License, voices, studio recording experience, writing and editing, fashion, photoshoot styling, can raise each eyebrow independently