Sammy began his dance career in color guard. He served as the director for the Cape Central Tiger Band in Cape Girardeau, Missouri (2019-2022). Sammy is currently working on a B.S.E.. in Education (Highschool) with a minor in dance and music at Southeast Missouri State University, and he is an alumni of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. At SEMO, Sammy began his dance training in 2020 with classes in classical ballet, modern, improvisation, and various partnering styles.
Sammy has been a member of La Voûte Performance Ensemble for 3 seasons. He’s performed with Ballet 314 in their production of Ragtime (2021, 2023) and The Nutcracker & the World’s Fair (2022) and in a variety of dance pieces and concerts at SEMO, including Sonder (2020), Choreography by Fernando Bujones (2021), The Nutcracker Pas de Deux (2021), By My Side (2021), and Grow As We Go (2022), and Alyssa Alger’s Nutcracker Suite. Sammy also trains with Burklyn Ballet Theatre under Arthur Leeth, Helen Starr, Jared Mesa, and Ashley Calligan. He has performed as Albrecht from Giselle, Siegfried from Swan Lake, as well as excerpts from La Bayadere and Graduation Ball.