Samantha Dzirko

Samantha Dzirko (she/her/hers) is the Operations Director at The Edge Theater, former Production Manager, and web designer using her skills to expand opportunities for theatre professionals. Samantha has been with The Edge Theater since it opened in March 2016 and production-managed in Chicago and beyond since 2013: UrbanTheater Company, Interrobang Theatre Project, The Hypocrites, Actors Theatre of Louisville, and Williamstown Theatre Festival to name a few. As an advocate for social change and equity, Samantha is working with a dynamo group of Chicago production managers to build The Chicago BIMPOC Theatre Practitioners List; the goal is to lift up BIMPOC theater professionals while establishing guidelines to foster equitable environments in which these theater-makers can work.