Starlight Express Credits
Samantha trained at the Italia Conti Adademy of Theatre Arts and graduated with honours.
Most recently, Samantha has just completed a three-year contract in Starlight Express in Bochum, as cover Pearl, Dinah, Buffy, Ashley, Swing components.
She appeared as an original cast member in the national and European tour of Thriller Live, where she was lucky enough to work with one of Michael Jackson's choreographers Lavelle Smith Junior; as a result of this, Samantha was invited to dance at the MJ DAY at London's Hippodrome and the Choreographers Ball 2007 as part of the dance troupe Topaz Dance.
Theatre credits include: Starlight Express (Bochum); original case Thriller Live - national and European tour; original cast of Irving Berlin's White Christmas - The Musical at the Mayflower, Southampton; Magic of the Musicals lead vocalist with Marty Webb and Wayne Sleep - national tour; The Frank Dean and Sammy Show - European tour; Spirit of the Dance - US tour; The Twelve Days of Christmas - lead vocalist at the London cruise terminal; Romeo and Juliet - the Royal Shakespeare Company at the Barbican Theatre; Macbeth (Witch), the Complete Works Theatre Company; Disco Inferno Silja Cruise Lines; P&O Aurora world cruise (playing the lead on the West End version of Elvis - The Musical and Cha Cha/French in Grease and Fanny Brice in Jolson); Millennium Concert for Londoners (St Paul's Cathedral); The Royal Masonic Variety Show (Drury Lane and the London Palladium); various pantomimes including: Snow White, Aladdin, Cinderella, and Jack and the Beanstalk.
TV and Film credits include: Blue Peter (BBC); The Children's BAFTAs (the Disney Channel); The MOBO Awards (LWT); Funky Medics learning video (EMI); Boots television advertisement (LWT); Thriller 25 Internet promotion (Sony BMG).
Modelling and voice-overs: Tropicana Billboard advertisement, photo story (Oxford University Press); The Superstars (University Press); Sanex naked promotion.
As well as being a working performer, Samantha choreographs, directs and teaches for Italia Conti and various other schools; she also choreographed the worldwide product launch for Yale, and is also a licensed chaperone and has worked on the Harry Potter films for Warner Brothers.
Samantha is delighted to be rejoining the cast of Starlight Express.