Samantha Marsden

Samantha Marsden

Biography

Sam Marsden was a freelance drama teacher for 10 years, working for theatre companies, youth theatres and state, private, and special schools. Now she is a full-time writer, writing drama teaching resources and fiction. She is the author of 100 Acting Exercises for 8 - 18 Year Olds (Bloomsbury) and her debut novel Under Glass has been optioned for film and TV by former Warner Bros. president of film Greg Silverman’s Stampede Ventures.

Recent Articles

Make the most of online drama school training during lockdown

Make the most of online drama school training during lockdown

During the coronavirus pandemic, drama schools have moved their training online. Students and teachers give Samantha Marsden their top tips for adapting to a virtual training environment
Expert tips on how to begin writing a play in lockdown

Expert tips on how to begin writing a play in lockdown

Lockdown has given many creatives the time and inspiration to start writing, but for others it can be hard to know where to begin. Samantha Marsden speaks to playwrights about their best tips for writing in the new normal
What do actors wish they’d known when they went to drama school?

What do actors wish they’d known when they went to drama school?

Drama school graduates from RADA, LAMDA, the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Guildhall and Guildford School of Acting tell Samantha Marsden how they could have taken better advantage of their time studying
How to use drama to homeschool your kids during the lockdown

How to use drama to homeschool your kids during the lockdown

Under the current lockdown, parents need to create a new space for children’s imaginations to grow. Drama is the perfect tool for the homeschooling parent.
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