Samantha Schleese

Samantha Schleese

Jazz and Lyrical

Samantha Schleese is a professional dance artist who has recently completed her MA in Performance Dance from the University of Chichester in England. There she performed as a member of the MAP Dance Company, working with choreographers such as Nigel Charnock, Saju Hari, Kiera Martin, and Detta Howe, touring throughout Great Britain. She is also a recent graduate from York University, receiving her BFA (Honours) in the Dance Program. Samantha competed with the award winning York University Hip Hop team, Stylewize and is now dancing with the professional dance crew DeuceNDip.

As a performer, she has danced individually and with DeuceNDip at various events in Toronto, including the Bazaar (showcasing young choreographers), weddings, and other events, some of which have been televised. Samantha is also trained in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Jazz, Acro, Salsa and American ballroom styles. Samantha is now a freelance dancer/choreographer and teacher in the GTA.