Samantha V. Papke Samantha has performed in both the improv and theater communities throughout her time in the Twin Cities. Along with Classical Actors Ensemble, she has worked with Lyric Arts, Huge Theater, Brave New Institute, Shakespeare & Company, Freshwater Theater, Sidecar Theatre, and Wayward Theatre Co.

CAE credits: Alice Arden in Arden of Faversham, Margaret in Much Ado About Nothing, Lady Capulet in Romeo and Juliet (2019 tour), Livia in Women Beware Women, Nurse in Romeo and Juliet (2018, 2020 tour), Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2018 tour), Rosalind in As You Like It, Starveling in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2016), Casca in Julius Caesar, Lady Macduff in Macbeth, Ensemble in Doctor Faustus, Ensemble in The Tempest, Ensemble in The Duchess of Malfi, Maria in Twelfe Night, Rosaline/Dull in Love’s Labors Lost, Ensemble in Romeo and  Juliet (2014), Maudlin in A Chaste Maid in Cheapside.