Samantha McLoughlin is originally from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She moved to New York in 2011 to attend and graduate from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre. Since her graduation she has found her passion in teaching dance to young children. She is the program director and head teacher for Shadow Box Theatre's pre-k dance program and has been teaching at Rose Academy of Ballet for the past 7 years. She is grateful to be apart of the Mark Morris dance community.