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Shawn Short, Producing Artistic Director

Samuel Saint Juste, Apprentice

Samuel Saint Juste was born of two Haitian descendants in Newark NJ. Samuel Seized the opportunity of a lifetime when offered free ballet training where he parents would not only allow it but could not pay for it, he began training with Jay skeet Lee of Rahway dance theatre then went on to train with Dance Theatre of Harlem, American Ballet Theatre just to name a few. Samuel was accepted on a full scholarship to Montclair State University BFA dance Program, Samuel has grace the stages of NJPac, Beacon Theatre performing Musicals like Dreams Girls, Oklahoma, and more. Dissonance Dance Theatre is Samuel vey first contracted concert dance company and is extremely thrilled to have the chance to be apart of their family.

Samuel Saint Juste

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