Sam Bolen is an actor and singer living in Brooklyn.

Originally from Duluth, Minnesota, Sam graduated from Yale University where he was a member of the Whiffenpoofs and the Spizzwinks(?). He has trained with Bill Esper at The William Esper Studio and studies voice with Mike Ruckles. 

Sam has appeared many times in the Encores! series at City Center, most recently in The New Yorkers, directed by John Rando. He won the Outstanding Lead Actor award at the 2015 New York Musical Festival for his portrayal of the title character in Pope! An Epic Musical. He is also the co-conceiver and star of the Bistro-Award-winning musical Midnight at the Never Get by Mark Sonnenblick, directed by Max Friedman. He is a core member of the Brooklyn-based Shakespeare company Old Hat Theater Company, and a frequent collaborator with downtown playwright Jerry Lieblich.

He takes a lot of pictures of salad and breakfast and he tweets like a millennial Dorothy Parker. TBIYTB.