Biography

Qualifications

  • Among the first intake at the National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA, Melbourne, Australia)
  • Graduate Diploma in writing and editing RMIT 2010
  • B.A. in English literature from Melbourne University (1998)
  • Diploma in New Circus at Christchurch Poly-tech (New Zealand, 1999
  • Ballarat Academy of Performing Arts graduating with a B.A. in performing arts (1996)

Festivals 

2020

  • Chilout festival         ‘Bent’ Performer/producer

2019

  • Chilout festival         ‘Bent’ Performer/producer
  • Adelaide Fringe ‘Retox’ ‘Circuscision’ ‘Best of Fringe Variety’

2018

  • Adelaide Fringe ‘Best of Fringe Variety’ ‘Circus-cision’
  • Edinburgh Fringe festival  ‘Circus-cision’
  • World Circus and Cabaret Festival, ‘Retox’ Performer/producer

2017

  • Klein Fest (Germany)
  • Strussen Kunst Vienna (Austria)
  • Festival Fantastica Germany
  • Street Performers City Spectacular Dublin and Cork (Ireland)
  • Berlin Lacht Alexander Platz (Germany)
  • Velden Flanely festival (Austria)
  • Berlin Lacht Washington Square (Germany)
  • Kunstler Fest (Austria)
  • Landshut festival (Germany

2016

  • Berlin Lacht (Berlin Germany)
  • Edmonton Fringe (Canada)
  • Glastonbury (UK)
  • Pilzen Bukers Festival (Czech Republic)
  • Cricklade Festival (UK)
  • Velden Street Festival (Austria)

2015

  • Berlin Lacht (Berlin Germany)
  • Murrenchalk (Germany)
  • Vancouver International Street Fair (Canada)
  • Winchester Hat Fair (UK)
  • Velden Street Festival (Austria)

2014

  • I had another baby. And my wife had to go straight back to work as a lawyer. That kept me quite busy.
  • Did allot of laundry, changed allot of nappies.
  • Overzande straat  Festival (Netherlands)
  • Winchester Hat Fair (UK)
  • Landshut Straat festival (Germany)
  • Edmonton Fringe (Canada)
  • Velden Street Festival (Austria)
  • Murrenchalk  (Austria)

 2013

  • Nurenberg and Wurzberg Strasse festival (Germany)
  • Kingston Buskers Rendezvous (Kingston, Canada)
  • Belgium Open Air Museum (Belgium)
  • Linz Spektakle (Linz, Austria)
  • Villach Strasse Festival (Villach, Austria)
  • Velden Flaniermeile (Velden, Austria)
  • Puck Fair (Kerry county, Ireland)

 2012

  • C’est is Best (Croatia)
  • Frankenberg Fair (Frankenberg, Germany)
  • Linz Spektakle (Linz, Austria)
  • Nurenberg and Wurzburg Strasse Festival (Nurenberg and Wurzberg, Germany)
  • Villach Strasse Festival (Villach, Austria)
  • Bruck an der Mur buskers (Austria)
  • Berlin Lacht Festival (Berlin Germany)

Cruise Ships

Sam has worked consistently for over ten years as a guest entertainer on cruise lines including Princess Royal Caribbean, Carnival, Norwegian star and  Holland America. Sam is represented exclusively by Grayboy Entertainment for all cruise ship bookings.

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Voice Overs and Acting

  • Sam has worked as a voice actor for television and radio for the past 15 years. He has also acted for he has performed for theater companies, such as M.T.C. and Hot house, as well as acting in dozens of television commercials. For all voice work and acting he is represented by Melissa Rose Management  exclusively.

 

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Awards

  • Kingston Buskers Rendezvous Grand Finale (2013)
  • European Outdoor Entertainer of the Year (1998)
  • Sam was also nominated for the Scotsman Award at the Edinburgh Festival (1994)

Don’t miss the opportunity to book this exciting and innovative act.