Tori Sampson

Tori Sampson


Playwrights debut. Regional: Cadillac Crew (Yale Rep, April 2019). Plays developed at Vineyard Theatre Lab, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Berkeley Rep, Victory Gardens’ IGNITION Festival, Playwrights Foundation, Ubuntu Festival. Tori is a 2017/18 Playwright’s Center Jerome Fellow and a 2018/19 McKnight Fellow. Awards and honors: Relentless Award (2016, Honorable Mention), Paula Vogel Award (2016), Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award (Second Place), Alliance Theater’s Kendeda Prize (2017, Finalist), Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (2018, Finalist), Paul Green Award (2018). Current commissions: Berkeley Rep, Yale Rep, Atlantic. MFA: Yale School of Drama.

(Updated Feb 2019)

Appears in
If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka