Christina Samson Instructor

Christina 2015

Miss Christina

Christina’s passion for dance began at the early age of three and she has never stopped! Her studies have included Jazz, R.A.D. Ballet, Tap, Lyrical, Pointe, Hip Hop and Musical Theatre. Among her formal training at dance studios in Lethbridge & Coaldale she has furthered her studies at dance conventions in both Calgary & Edmonton, the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Summer School, Winnipeg, Jazz Dance World Congress in Arizona, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance in Chicago, Dance Caravan in Las Vegas, The Pulse in Los Angeles and the Dance Teacher Web Conference & Expo in Las Vegas. Christina is Acrobatic Arts Module One Certified.

Christina has appeared in numerous musical productions including ‘The Wizard of Oz’, ‘Oklahoma’, ‗Anything Goes’, ‘Finian’s Rainbow’ and ‗A Chorus Line’ where she played Val Clark. She has also choreographed the 2003 production of ‘‗A Music Man’ for Lethbridge Musical Theatre and just finished choreographing the show ‘March’ for FLVT’s Junior High production. She has also performed in gala events, competitions, pageants, commercials, and telethons. Christina has also participated in numerous competitions throughout Canada and the United States where she received many high score awards and scholarships.

Since she began teaching over 20 years ago in Coaldale at ‘Dance Images’ Christina was able to share her love of teacching dance at numerous studios across southern Alberta, including running the Medicine Hat College Conservatory of Music and Dance for 4 years before returning to the Crowsnest Pass and working with Tara for a wonderful 10 years of achieving high score awards, out- standing performance recognitions and outstanding choreography awards. Dancing has always been an important part of Christina’s life, and she is excited to pass on her love of dance to her students!

Christina currently resides in Lethbridge with her husband Jean and two sons Ryder (9) and Asher (6). Christina would like to thank her husband and mother for their support and help during the dance season because without them she wouldn’t be able to make the trip every week!