Samantha Burns

Program ManagerSummer Dance

Samantha Burns

Samantha Burns has performed in choreographic works by Jonathan Campbell, Austin Diaz, Jessica Warchal-King and Angela Sigley Grossman. She has been recognized for her choreography and has produced original work at the Performance Garage in Philadelphia. Burns received the Jeanne Meixell Award in 2017.

Due to her immersion in various industries, she has held numerous administrative positions within UNCSA, Count Basie Center for the Arts, the Billy Rose Foundation, Winston Starts and Helen Simoneau Danse. Currently, Burns is the co-founder and executive director of dansphere, an organization that provides dancers with holistic dance education.


B.A. DanceDeSales University