Sam Picart

11Sam Picart

Sam Picart (Kansas City, MO) began his dance training in urban street styles at the age of 15 and began ballet training at 18 under his aunt Jennifer Picart-Branner, formerly of the Frankfurt Ballet.

Sam received a BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 2013 and in 2016 he was the chosen winner of Ellen’s Dance Off competition and was a featured guest on the show. Sam’s training also includes the Joffrey Ballet Summer Program in NYC, Boulder Jazz Dance Festival, and the summer program at the Académie du Domaine Forget with Rubberband Dance.

He has worked with notable choreographers such as Mandy Moore, Camille A Brown, Victor Quijada and Iyun Ashani Harrison. He continues to perform many solo pieces and has been featured at multiple Seattle Mariners baseball games, The Harlem Globetrotters halftime show, and has done commercial work for Microsoft. Currently, Sam hosts and teaches conventions for Showstopper Dance competition and works internationally. He will be teaching Hip Hop and we are so excited!!