CO-CREATOR & DIRECTOR OF THE DROP
JAZZ FUNK & HEELS
Sammi is a dancer originally from Saskatchewan. She has attended Sitter School of Dance, defSol Productions in Saskatoon Sk, Scholarship Dance Company in Toronto, ON and Broadway Dance Center in New York City. There she gained training in many styles such as Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Vogue, Heels, Afro, and Hip Hop. She is currently dancing with Urbanesque Dance Company directed by Hollywood Jade (Hairspray the movie/ Rihanna) The Girls Club run by Tamina Pollack-Paris (Lady Gaga/ The Next Step) and A.I.M Dance Company created by Shameka Blake (Pandora's Box/ASHES) in Toronto, ON.
She has had the opportunity to be featured in commercials/tv for Tourism Saskatchewan, Sasktel, C95, CP24 Breakfast Television, ETALK CTV, and The Marilyn Denis and The Social. As well as appearing in music videos for Canadian and International artists. Such as Sandy Duperval, Andres Sierra, DJ Fresh feat Dizzy Rascal, MarcLo, Karl Wolf feat Kardinal Offishall and FEIST. Also, an upcoming Disney movie set for February 2018 release.
Living in Toronto has strengthened her love for live stage performances. And she's been lucky enough to work with artists like Simone Denny, Chrystina Sayers, Vita Chambers, Michie Mee, Divine Brown, Maestro Fresh Wes, CHOCLAIRE, Kim Davis, Témi, OMI and Grammy award winner Mýa. She is also a principal dancer for Juno award winner Jully Black.
Her other stage/live performances ASHES and CHILD SOLDIER (Shameka Blake), Shades of Blackness (Esie Mensah), BEV (The Girls Club). Toronto's Choreographers Ball. Bazaar Toronto, Fever After Dark, RAW Toronto, Industry Night Toronto, World Pride Toronto, Canadian Music Week, Pan Am Games: Panamania, Hit the Floor Gatineau, TD Union Summer, Black Diamond Ball, Britney Spears "Curious" fragrance launch. WE DAY Toronto & Minnesota. As well as assisting/artist work for Andreena Mills in the A.M.E live show and the 2016 Top Model Search Canada.
Sammi's performance style has become a fusion of her dance background. Allowing her to express herself in different ways. This makes dance for her an endlessness of exploration