Susan Candler Samuel has a lifelong love of the written and spoken word. A speech language pathologist (SLP) by trade, she earned a BS from Auburn University and an MS from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After retiring from her SLP career, Susan created the director of development position for Alabama Dance Theatre (ADT) in Montgomery, Alabama, where she currently lives. Previously, she served on the executive board of The Sacramento Ballet where she chaired the education committee and worked as a volunteer in development. She currently serves as chair of ADT’s executive board and serves on the advisory board of Landmarks Foundation.
Susan was introduced to Nora’s Playhouse through her participation in its The Nora Project: Women Write at her alma mater, Sidney Lanier High School. She is very excited to continue her association with Nora’s Playhouse.