Samanta Roque

1985, BR


Samanta comes from Brazil, where she was born in São Paulo.

Although coming from a simple family situation, the interest in art in her family had been promoted since her earliest childhood.

Dance inspires Samantha already as a child. By the time she decides to become a dancer. After a successful entrance exam and a four-year degree at the State University of Campinas, São Paulo, she belongs already to the dance group Caleidos CO., with which she performs in numerous performances.

2008 Samanta acquires the Mat Pilates certification at the Physical Mind Institute in New York.

In 2009 she teaches children in contemporary dance and Pilates for adults at a school of free dance in São Paulo.

After participating at a dance conference with Caleidos CO., she studies at the renowned Laban School in London in 2010-2011.

By a fellow student, Samantha learns about the Scuola Teatro Dimitri in Verscio, Switzerland, where she encounters the training in Master of Physical Theatre and completes this course since 2011.

For the 2012-2013 school year, Samantha receives a scholarship from the Pierino Ambrosoli Foundation. and continues her studies at the Scuola Teatro Dimitri.
In May 2013 she finds a job and returns back to her native country Brazil.

2014 obtains her degree in Master in Physical Theatre. She is working as a lecturer at the Escola de Dança de São Paulo and teaches dance composition. As a tutor she supervises more than 100 students of the school.