Samantha Pille

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Samantha Pille began her ballet training when she was two years old at Patty Pille’s School of Dance. She later trained at The School for Creative and Performing Arts before joining Cincinnati Ballet as a second company member. After two years with Cincinnati Ballet, Samantha started dancing with The Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater. In 2015, she joined the Professional Division at Texas Ballet Theater and now is in her second season with the Company of Texas Ballet Theater.

Where are you from?
Cincinnati, Ohio

When did you begin dancing?
2 years old

Why did you begin dancing?
My mother owned a ballet studio and started me in class at a young age.

When did you join Texas Ballet Theater?
I joined the Professional Division for the 2015 –2016 season and the Company for the 2016 – 2017 season.

What is your favorite ballet to see?
My favorite ballet to see is Romeo and Juliet.

What is your favorite ballet to perform/what is your favorite role you have performed?
My favorite ballet that I performed was Mowgli in Jungle Book.

What is your favorite movie/TV show?
My favorite movie is Girl, Interrupted.

What is your favorite song?
My favorite song is People are Strange by The Doors.

Do you have a favorite sports team? If so, who?
My favorite sports team is the Bengals.

What kind of music do you like best?
The kind of music I like the best is classic rock.

What’s your least favorite part of getting ready for a performance?
My least favorite part of getting ready for a performance is putting on fake eyelashes.