Samson is an actor, director, producer, instructor, and administrator focusing on visibility of Asian-American artists and underserved communities. He studied theatre at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith and the Portland Actors Conservatory. He was part of the Theatre Communications Group’s Rising Leaders of Color Cohort in 2017 featured by American Theatre Magazine and was the recipient of the Portland Civic Theatre Guild’s Leslie O. Fulton Fellowship that same year. He is the Managing Artistic Director of Theatre Diaspora and part of the PDX Accountability Collective. www.gettinglaod.