Samantha Benson

Samantha Benson of Harwinton is a communication and theater major with a 3.88 GPA. Her academic achievements include acceptance into the Honors College, Departmental Honors in Communication for her Honor's Thesis work "Evaluating the Management Practices of Arts Nonprofits in a Recession" and membership in the Lamba Pi Eta Communication Honor Society. She has received Stage Management Honors from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival and was president of the Crescent Players Theater Group. She has worked at the Ivoryton Playhouse Theater Company, Goodspeed Opera House, the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, Hartford Stage Company and Lyman Center for the Performing Arts.