Sam Reiff-Pasarew studied acting at Washington University in St. Louis before moving to NY. He is a director, actor, and teaching artist. He also works as the Vice President of New Programs for the Story Pirates. He has been working with the Story Pirates ever since the day, 3.5 years ago, when he woke up on Lee Overtree's couch and realized they were starting a theater company in the dining room. Sam liked theater companies and loved dining rooms. The rest is history. Some Story Pirate Character highlights include: Garbegio, Cakeface, and Mother Nature. Sam has also worked at Shakespeare and Company in Lenox, Massachusetts where he has taught in their education department as well as performed in The Henry VI Chronicles, Servant of Two Masters and Shakespeare and the Language That Shaped a World.