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Is an emerging dance artist originally from Kendallville, Indiana. She trained for 16 years in the areas of tap, jazz, ballet, and modern at Tri-County Dance Academy for the Performing Arts.  In 2013, Samantha continued her studies at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA under the direction of Donna Faye Burchfield.  During her time at the University of the Arts, Samantha was able to perform works by Curt Haworth, Douglas Becker, Esther Baker-Tarpaga, Jen McGinn, Sidra Bell, Robert Burden, and Lauren Putty White.  She was also able to work with Jeanine McCaine performing her work "Under Her Skin" in the Philadelphia Fringe Art Festival in 2015.  Samantha received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Dance, in May 2016 and is now exploring the world of dance in St. Petersburg, FL. Since residing in Florida Samantha has been able to work and perform alongside Helen Hansen French, Mary Chase Doll, Lauren Slone, and is a member of RogueDance Company.  Aside from performing Samantha is teaching and choreographing at the JeanneLynn Dance Studio.


“Do a loony-goony dance 

'Cross the kitchen floor, 

Put something silly in the world 

That ain't been there before.” 

Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic


Fun Facts


spaghetti and baked ziti are my favorite but any pasta dish is delish!



like sunflowers and sunshine


This is a tough one. I have a couple that are always at the top of the list. Peter Pan, Alice In Wonderland, Rocky Horror Picture Show, and Superstar.



1. Married the loved of my life

2. Have the cutest little dogs named Mushu and Jane

3. I am adopted

4. I have 2 older sisters and 2 younger brothers.

5. My brothers are also adopted.

6. I also have 2 adopted nephews!

7. I love to sing but not confident enough in front of people.

8. I love to do DIY crafts.

9. I love musicals

10. I enjoy watching cartoons



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