Acting / BFA
Samantha Girard is currently completing her BFA studies in Acting at Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has received 4 nominations for Best Actress at NXTUP Fest (for both comedy and drama), and won the 2022 NxtUp Fest Award for Best Actress in a Drama. Favorite projects include “Knock Out”, Marisa Camplin's festival-bound film ,where she enhanced her stage combat skills, and Ricky Hernandez's "Killer", where she played a notorious villain. Samantha looks forward to bringing diverse characters to life in a way that audiences can identify with, just like the great actors that inspire her.
NXTUPfest Award Winner: Actress in a Drama
Swimming with Sharks- Best Actress-Drama (Winner)
Post Proposal- Best Actress-Drama
Enlightened- Best Actress-Comedy