Samson is originally from Fort Smith, Arkansas where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Theatre. He also studied at the Portland Actors Conservatory where he is now Artistic Associate and instructor. Acting credits include work for Portland Actors Ensemble, Salt and Sage Productions, Defunkt Theatre, Action/Adventure Theatre, Broadway Rose Theatre Company, Lakewood Center for the Arts, Post5 Theatre, and Milagro, among others. Samson also has directing experience with Salt and Sage Productions and Theatre Diaspora. Samson is a company member of both Theatre Vertigo and Theatre Diaspora (Oregon’s only Asian American Pacific Islander theatre company). Samson recently received the Mary Fulton Fellowship from the Portland Civic Theatre Guild and is part of the Theatre Communication Group’s Rising Leaders of Color 2017 cohort. Samson is thrilled to work with Artists Rep for the first time! Visit www.samsonsyharath.com for more information about his work.