ABOUT SAM

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Samuel has been tap dancing since he was 5 years old. For over a decade he was trained by Eric Scialo in Montpellier and also studied regularly with Fabien Ruiz, joining him in performance at multiple international events (Dubai, Milan, Paris). In 2015, after studying sound engineering in Paris, he attended the "Professional Tap Training Program" at Escola Luthier Dansa in Barcelona, led by Guillem Alonso. Alongside the intensive training, Sam was able to develop his passion for swing and improvisation at the frequent and various jam sessions of Barcelona.

 

He has been invited as a teacher for tap in France, Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland and Belgium. As a performer, he has had the pleasure sharing the stage with several bands (Tin Pan Clan, Dinatatak, Swing Machine Orchestra). Since 2018 he is a member of the Sebastian Weber Dance Company.

He is regularly attending workshops, intensives and festivals with renowned tap dancers like: Guillem Alonso, Heather Cornell, Michelle Dorrance, Barbara Duffy, Dormeshia, Omar Edwards, Roser Font, Savion Glover, Derrick Grant, Josh Hilberman, Jason Janas, Kazu Kumagai, Fabrice Martin, Laia Molins, Anthony Morigerato, Andrew Nemr, Sarah & Leela Petronio, Max Pollak, Sarah Reich, Roxane Butterfly, Jason Samuels Smith, Joseph Wiggan, Cartier Williams, etc...