Samantha is from Rochester Hills, Michigan and began dancing at age three. She trained with Cornelia Sampson and Samantha Shelton at Rochester School of Dance. Samantha then joined A&A Ballet in Chicago under the direction of Alexei Kremnev and Anna Reznik. She later danced as a trainee with Charlotte Ballet. She has attended summer programs at School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Joffrey Ballet. After joining corps de ballet last season, she performed as a Wolf in Dracula as well as Spanish and Marzipan in the televised Nutcracker Sweets. She is so excited to start her second season!