Sam Ashdownis so happy to be returning to TimeLine in TO MASTER THE ART. Previous Chicago credits include work with Writers, Northlight, and Chicago Shakespeare. Regional credits include playing the title roles in HAMLET for the Nashville Shakespeare Festival and HENRY V for the Utah Shakespeare Festival. Other credits include Gulfshore Playhouse (Naples, Fla.), American Players Theatre (Spring Green, Wis.), People’s Light (Malvern, Penn.), Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey (Madison, N.J.) and Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (Bozeman, Mont.). Film credits include RUIN ME and THE LAST WALTZ. Sam received his MFA degree in Acting from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. More info at