Samantha Jones

Samantha C. Jones is a Costume Designer and sometimes educator who has spent her life obsessed with what clothing tells us about the person wearing it. She holds a B.F.A. from Howard University and an M.F.A. from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Working largely in and around Chicago her work has been seen at Victory Gardens (Rightlynd; Breach; Native Gardens; Samsara; The Gospel of Lovingkindness), Steppenwolf Theatre (The Roommate; Monster), Court Theatre (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?; Belle of Amherst), Northlight Theatre (Into the Breach; Skeleton Crew), Lookingglass Theatre Company (Thaddeus and Slocum), Chicago Children's Theatre (The One Hundred Dresses), American Blues Theatre (The Buddy Holly Story), TimeLine Theatre Company (A Shayna Maidel; Boy; Inana) and others. Regionally, her she has worked with The Alley, Seattle Children's Theatre, American Players Theatre, Triad Stage, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Peninsula Players Theatre, and others. Upcoming productions include: For Colored Girls... (Court Theatre), Lottery Day(Goodman Theatre), andBig River (First Stage Theatre). Examples of her work can be viewed atsamanthacjones.com