As well as performance, Sam also has experience in writing, producing, broadcasting, editing, workshop facilitating, and tutoring.
He has written for publications such as Gay Times and Time Out London, and also assisted Block9 with social media at Glastonbury Festival.
He is a graduate of the BBC E20 Writers School and the University of Kent, where he studied English & American Literature and Creative Writing, and has since worked as a private tutor, teaching subjects including English language and literature, sociology, media, and theatre.
He produced and presented his own daily lunchtime show at a number one regional radio station in the Philippines, and he was also a VJ Search finalist on the country’s number one music television channel MYX. He also co-hosted and co-produced a weekly radio show on 97.4 CSRfm while in Canterbury.
He produced a tour of theatre show Nights at the Circus, co-presented by Fauve Alice and Spare Tyre, and supported by Arts Council England. More info can be found here. He then returned to his maternal homeland of the Philippines for his project Making in Makati, supported by Arts Council England and the British Council as part of their Artists’ International Development Fund, where he performed several times at Fringe Manila and held a series of workshops, while Artist-in-Residence at Pineapple Lab. More info here. He also took part in the artist residency exchange program Artists Home Swap, in which he showed work and led workshops across Taiwan. More info here.