Samantha Mateus


Samantha Mateus is entering her second year of journalism studies at Concordia University. Some of her passions include writing, tap and travel. Growing up, she spent many hours in the dance studio trying to embody the graceful demeanor of tap legend, Eleanor Powell. She considers herself to be an avid globetrotter. She recently packed her bags and left on a year-long voyage across the world. She is looking forward to a career in journalism, where she hopes to be able to share her love of art and culture with her readers.  

Samantha Mateus 's Work


Calling all Young Québec Dancers

Bouge de là, PPS (Pierre-Paul Savoie) danse and the department of dance at l’UQÀM have started an initiative to strengthen dance education in Québec culture. In collaboration with Cas Public, the first conference on dance dedicated to young Québec audiences will take place on September 25 and 26.


François Barbeau: The Dior of Costume Designers

By Samantha Mateus

Renowned for his work with Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal and Cirque du Soleil, veteran costume designer François Barbeau launches an exhibition to showcase his lifelong work at the Centre de l’exposition de l’Université de Montréal, May 25-December 7.


FTA 2014 Highlights Revealed and New Director Announced

Festival TransAmériques Artistic Director Marie-Hélène Falcon reveals details of the upcoming eighth edition taking place May 22 – June 7 in Montréal. Martin Faucher was recently named as her successor.

Short Waves

By Samantha Mateus , Kathleen Smith, Samantha Mehra

Joining forces for advocacy; I Love Dance Award winners; Ballet BC reveals fiscal surplus


Saving Montréal’s Breakdancing Culture

A petition to allow bboys and girls to continue practising their urban hip hop vibes at Montréal’s Cineplex Odeon Forum Cinemas is now in the works.


RQD’s annual general assembly

Members of the Regroupement québécois de la danse (RQD) gathered in great numbers at this year’s twenty-ninth annual general assembly on October 26 and 27.