At age fifteen, Sam got his Equity card playing Billy in BILLY ELLIOT at Ogunquit Playhouse, a role he went on to reprise at the North Carolina Theatre. During the fall of their Senior year of high school, Sam worked with Kenny Leon and Jerry Mitchell playing I.Q. in NBC's 2016 Broadcast of HAIRSPRAY LIVE!
A few months later, Sam was accepted into the prestigious Musical Theatre department at the University of Michigan.
Since graduating in 2021, Sam's performing credits include performing at the 2021 Met Gala, the 2022 Met Gala, New York City Center's Fall For Dance Festival, Fire Island Dance Festival, WILD: A Musical Becoming at American Repertory Theater, DRAG THE MUSICAL in Los Angeles. On television, Sam is set to appear in the upcoming season of THE OTHER TWO on HBO MAX. Sam has also been profiled as a rising young talent in Dance Magazine - click here to read.
Keep up with Sam on Instagram! @samfaulkner5678