Jay Samwald has been a creative participant in the film, video, and theatre making communities since 1975. He’s worked as an independent writer, producer, and director for numerous corporate and industrial projects, documentary and fine arts works. He has also written a body of articles, editorials and features for a wide range of publications. As a writer composer for the stage his contributions range from work as a composer performer with the founding company of Headlines Theatre, a social action group, to sporadic and delightful collaborations with various choreographers and performing artists.