SAM CHEESEMAN is an actor/educator based in Chicago, Illinois. A graduate of the University of Northern Colorado, Sam is excited to be returning to Montana Shakespeare in the Parks, having previously appeared in their adaptations of Two Gentlemen of Verona for the Shakes! tour and Much Ado About Nothing for the Shakespeare in the Schools tour. Sam was one of the founding members of the “Virtual Shakes!” program designed in response to the pandemic. Outside of MSIP, Sam has taught for Nebraska Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare All-Stars, and Drama in the Driveway, among others. Chicago theater credits include Midsommer Flight, Invictus Theatre, Greatworks, Chicago Theatre Works, and more.