Samantha Gambaccini is a performing arts educator and arts executive working in Boston and surrounding suburbs. Known for her work as a theatre actor, producer, and director, Ms. Gambaccini also owns and operates a robust Performing Arts Academy (SGPA, LLC) with subset businesses in kids parties and stage production. Through this studio, she teaches and coaches students of all ages and abilities in the performing arts, including musical theatre, pop/rock and jazz, classical, opera, music theory, guitar, ukulele, piano, acting, audition preparation, and more. Training is based in healthy techniques and positive attitudes, building the whole artist as a confident and able performer in addition to their talent and marketability.
On the North Shore, she is in her third season as Producing Artistic Director at Arts After Hours in Lynn, and serves many neighboring communities as a youth arts programming consultant. At Community Music Center of Boston, Ms. Gambaccini works as Early Childhood Director and Voice Division Chair, creating youth development opportunities through arts programming. With extensive training and experience in early childhood development and music education, Ms. Gambaccini also works as the music specialist for Spruce Street Nursery School, located in Boston's theatre district.
From her joyful work making music with young children and their families, Boston Kids Party was born. A subset of SGPA, Boston Kids Party is an interactive entertainment party business aimed at bringing educational arts experiences to children.
In collaboration with actor and playwright Brit Christopher, the pair established Little Dinos Productions in 2012, a theatre company working to produce pop-up performances for charities strategically chosen based on a show's subject matter.
Ms. Gambaccini enjoys being an eclectic artist, maintaining her career in multiple disciplines as a performer, educator, director, producer, administrator, and arts advocate.
MA Theatre Education: Emerson College; MM Vocal Performance: University of Massachusetts, Amherst; BM Vocal Performance & Theatre: Millikin University