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Samantha is the Movement Co-ordinator for Acting and a movement lecturer for Acting and Performance Making.
Samantha Chester is a dance theatre maker, movement director and educator from Sydney. For the past 20 Years she has been working with the physical form, first as a contemporary dancer and then as a director and choreographer for theatre. She has worked with all the major theatre companies in Sydney and in 2010 she worked with the Wallabies Rugby Union Team as a movement consultant. She was the Head of Movement and Associate Director at the Actors Centre Australia from 2008 – 2015 and has taught and directed extensively at NIDA PACT, AFTRS and the University of Notre Dame Australia. She was awarded the Mike Walsh fellowship to travel to NY to train with the SITI Company in Viewpoints and Suzuki disciplines. In 2014 she completed a Churchill Fellowship travelling to Spain, France, UK and Belgium investigating devising techniques in dance and theatre. She is currently the Associate Artist for Critical Path, NSW’s Choreographic Centre. She is the co-founder of Queen Street Studio and currently Director of independent dance space ReadyMade Works.