Los Angeles: Sam Cook
If you’re in Los Angeles or heading that way soon, we are pleased to announce that Sam Cook is our new Los Angeles Member Relations Representative.
A First Nations Australian arts, entertainment and tech professional, Sam is a cross-artform practitioner, educator, arts manager and leader. A retired musician, she was the Director of The Dreaming Festival and a programmer of the Woodford Folk Festival.
Artistically, Sam is a playwright, writer, visual artist and graphic designer. Administratively, Sam started working in Aboriginal publishing at Broome-based Magabala Books ahead of becoming the CEO of Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company before launching her company The KMBA Creative Agency.
Sam is currently a member of the First Nations Independent Arts Alliance, Artivist Entertainment, International Association of Blacks In Dance, Australians in Music and is a co-founder of the United Stages Collective, the first Aboriginal Australian-led creative ensemble in the USA.
If you are living in LA, or heading there, contact our LA rep Sam by email: [email protected]