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. Most recently, she danced as a trainee with Charlotte Ballet, performing with the main company. She has attended summer programs at School of American Ballet, Miami City Ballet, and Joffrey Ballet. Her favorite roles include Arabian Princess in The Nutcracker and Breadcrumb Fairy in Sleeping Beauty. Samantha is excited her first season with Fort Wayne Ballet.