Samantha O'Brochta
Creative digital and social media strategist.
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Writing

 

As a young child with a wild imagination, I started putting my pen to paper at as soon as I could. Writing stories was how I could express myself in a unique way, whether it was fiction, non-fiction, poetry or plays. In college, I studied journalism and public relations, which taught me the skills I needed to craft a story for publication in digital and print form. In 2014-2015, I spend a year abroad in London to study creative writing to focus on travel blogging and writing for the stage and screen. I like to keep my writing diverse by writing personal essays and articles for various online publications, as well as craft comedic sketches and plays for theatre and video.

Links to Published Feature Writing

 

Writing for the Stage and Screen

"GREENLIT" a ten-minute play by Samantha O'Brochta
Directed by Liz Arcury
Chareth: Emily Whitmore, Dakota: Sabrina Margret Bierer, Voiceover: Maryclare DeMenna
Performed at "Where Do We Go From Here" a play cycle at Q.E.D. in Astoria, NY.
Produced by Emma Wagner.
Download Script

"The Cup That Saved Christmas" A comedy sketch by Samantha O'Brochta
Directed by Liz Arcury
Ray Ceest: Emily Whitmore, Iggy Norant: Sabrina Margret Bierer, Barista: Maryclare DeMenna
Performed at "Where Do We Go From Here" a play cycle at Q.E.D. in Astoria, NY.
Produced by Emma Wagner.
Download Script

Scripts

The Ladies Book Club
J.K. Rowling, Jane Austen, and The Bronte Sisters welcome Emily Dickinson into their book club and chaos ensues. Sketch comedy, 4 pages.

Londinium
It's the near future in an alternate reality in London and The Enforcement, a government group, control the general public. Reverdy, a mixed-race woman, and her lover Perryn are both in their 20s and at his flat for a rendezvous in the midst of this dystopian society. 10-20 minute play, 11 pages.

Kidz, With a Z
Charlie and Jeff are former child actors who haven't had any success in Hollywood since their Kidz on the Run days. After a night out clubbing in Los Angeles, they start to quarrel about their statuses as fading stars and their friendship is threatened. 10 minute play, 11 pages.

Becky With the Bad Hair
A young white woman wanders into a black hair salon and finds out that her hair might not be as "good" as she thought. Sketch comedy, 5 pages.