About Samantha Bennett

photo of Sam Bennett by Erin Clendenin Sam Bennett, author of “Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day” – photo by Erin Clendenin

Writer / Actor / Teacher
E-mail: Samantha_Bennett@TheOrganizedArtistCompany.com
Website: www.TheOrganizedArtistCompany.com

A writer, actor and in-demand teacher, Ms. Bennett is the author of the bestselling, Get It Done: From Procrastination to Creative Genius in 15 Minutes a Day, which Seth Godin called, “An instant classic. Essential reading for anyone who wants to make a ruckus.” She has also written two unusually popular books of poems, An Artist Talks to God, and By The Way, You Look Really Great Today. She is also the author of the inspirational book, “365 Reasons To Write.”

Originally from Chicago, where she became part of the world-famous Second City Theatre family, Ms. Bennett moved to Los Angeles in 1994, and appeared in over 100 live stage productions ranging from Shakespeare to contemporary classics to world premieres.  She has worked extensively with The Open Fist Theatre Company (one of Los Angeles’ premier 99-seat theatre companies) as well as with the critically acclaimed audio theatre company, LA TheatreWorks. She has continued her comedic work with the legendary group, ComedySportz as well as a long list of other improv comedy venues. Her television credits include: The Drew Carey Show, Bull, The Huntress, Detective, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus, Strong Medicine and Days Of Our Lives.

Ms. Bennett’s writing includes authorship of the acclaimed one-person show Kiss The Monster and co-authoring the hit alt-comedy, Miss Millicent’s Fall Recital. She has also contributed hundreds of hours of comedy to corporations everywhere through her work with The Second City’s Business Theatre. Clients include: All Girl Productions (Disney), Arco, The Financial Manager’s Society, Gatorade, Maxell, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Mid-America Bank, Motorola, RE/Max on the Boulevard, Strange Invisible Perfumes, Inc., and Tech International.