Samantha Canto

BA Psych.


Born and raised in Cambridge, Ontario, Samantha began her dance training at the age of 6.  She has trained extensively in the genres of ballet, modern, contemporary, jazz and hip hop.  After graduating from KW ECI’s Integrated Arts Program with a Major in Dance and a Minor in Drama/Vocal, she went on to complete 2 years as a Dance Major in the esteemed dance program at Ryerson University in Toronto.  She has attained her Intermediate Ballet Exam as well as her Advanced Syllabus 1 with the Royal Academy of Dance.


Samantha continues to perform for corporate and charity events, and she trains as much as she can taking various workshops and classes in the KW and Toronto area.  She has trained under many industry professionals over the years including Blake McGrath, Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman and Gil Stroming.  Through her years as a competitive dancer across North America, she has been awarded many overalls, awards and scholarships.

Samantha is currently a member of the Hamilton TiCat Cheerleading Team and has performed in many corporate and professional events and shows across KW and Toronto.  Samantha loves to inspire others to push their limits and is excited to share her passion and love for dance with the studio of EDA.