- Media, Pennsylvania
- The Rock School for Dance Education
San Francisco Ballet School
San Francisco Ballet School Trainee Program
- Company Membership
Named an apprentice in 2014
Joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in 2015
Samantha Bristow has danced featured roles in Tomasson’s Giselle (Giselle’s Friends), Nutcracker (Spanish and French), Romeo & Juliet (Juliet’s Friends), and Swan Lake (Aristocrats); Tomasson/Possokhov’s Don Quixote (Bridesmaids); and Balanchine’s Coppélia (Swanilda’s Friends and Brides).
Her repertory includes Balanchine’s Brahms-Schoenberg Quartet (3rd movement), Diamonds, Rubies, Serenade, and Stravinsky Violin Concerto; Makarova’s (after Petipa) “The Kingdom of the Shades” from La Bayadère, Act II; Peck’s In the Countenance of Kings; Possokhov’s Swimmer; Robbins’ Glass Pieces; Tomasson’s Haffner Symphony and Prism; Scarlett’s Frankenstein; and Wheeldon’s Cinderella (Spring corps and Courtiers).
When I’m not working I enjoy…
Working toward my undergraduate degree from Penn State University.
If I weren’t a dancer I’d be…
I love San Francisco because…
There’s nothing like a San Francisco sunset.