On this episode of DLEW, I talk with Christine Sampson, performer, dancer, and teacher in Philadelphia.
From freelancing in several styles of dance to traveling the world, staying stagnant is the FURTHEST thing from Christine’s career. And staying busy isn’t just about keeping herself happy – join us to learn how the intense travel and freelancing has made Christine a better performer and a better artist.
Christine Sampson was born and raised in Swedesboro, NJ, where she began dancing since the age of 3. She began at a local studio, where she learned all dance styles. In 1997, she was accepted at the Southern New Jersey Academy of Performing Arts. In 2005, she graduated from Rutgers University with a BFA in Dance from the Mason Gross School of the Arts. She performed in MGSA’s dance co. Randy James DanceWorks, and had the privilege to dance in guest artist’ Doug Varone’s works “Bench Quartet.”She performed for various faculty and students’ shows in her college career. After college, she danced for the NJ Nets Dance team in 2006-07 Currently, she has been featured in rapper mogul 50 cent’s show, “Power” on Starz, ABC’s “Ugly Betty”, Spike TV, Extra with Mario Lopez, Epix TV, Comcast on Demand, the Today Show, and BET. She has also done various national and international tours; The Gap, Inc. Holiday Cross Country Tour, NBA All-Star Games, NBA Europe Live, NBA China Games, WNBA London Live, NBA London Live and other live performances. In addition, Christine has performed with artists, Flo Rida Kevin Rudolph, Shakira, Rihanna, Ryan Leslie, Tiffany Evans, Ludacris, B.O.B and Bruno Mars. In all, she would like to thank her family and friends for their love and support.
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