Samuel M. Anderson
Time at BYU
Sam attended BYU from 1999 - 2005. His studies emphasized Stage Management and Directing.
Sam graduated in 8 semesters, spending the summers working as a stage manager at Tuacahn Center for the Arts near Ivins, Utah.
Sam was selected by the Theatre and Media Arts faculty to speak at the April 2005 Convocation.
Projects at BYU
2005 - Production Stage Manager: The Music Man. Directed by George D. Nelson
2003 - Director: The Fantasticks (Mask Club)
1999-2005 - Acted, directed, and stage managed various student 'mask club' productions.
2003-2005 - Teacher's Assistant for Beginning and Intermediate Directing classes, under Rodger D. Sorensen
After graduation, Sam had a short stage management career, joined Actors' Equity, then (in a weird twist of fate) landed a job as a visual designer and human-computer interaction engineer for a large technology company.
Sam remained a part of 'the business' by starting EmptySpace Technology LLC in 2006, a company dedicated to bringing collaborative, internet technologies to the live entertainment industry. His product, VirtualCallboard helps arts administrators organize, disseminate and archive their company information using the collaborative power of the internet.
Sam married his wife Audrey (BYU Finance '07) in 2009, and resides in the Dallas Texas area.