Sam Mayer is a playwright and performance maker from Houston. Full length works include THE CUCK (Intramural Theater), POOLBOY2: MAXIMUM CLOSURE (Crashbox), POOLBOY00 (UTNT), CHET'S SUMMER VACATION (Kennedy Center; Intramural Theater; Rec Room Arts), SPITSHOW (Collective48), THE SIN EATER (Frontera Fest), and THEYOLO PLAYS Pt. 1 & 2 (The Silent Barn; Collective 48). His work has been developed with The Orchard Project, The Workshop Theater, The Mastheads, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. He is the recipient of the Chesley/Bumbalo Foundation Prize and a fellowship from the Michener Center for Writers. MFA: UT Austin.