Samantha Mehra



Samantha Mehra is a member of the Society for Canadian Dance Studies (SCDS), the Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS), and the Canadian Dance Assembly. In addition to teaching, writing, dancing, and presenting research, her work has appeared in The Dance Current, Dance Collection Danse Magazine, The Canadian Encyclopedia Online, and is published in Oxford University’s Forum for Modern Language Studies. She is currently pursuing a PhD in Dance History and Heritage at York University, Toronto, and is Founder of InkThink! Media Services. 

Samantha Mehra's Work


Bird Bee Bat Attack

By Samantha Mehra Bird Bee Bat Attack

The collaboration of Malgorzata Nowacka and Anjelica Scannura delivered, in one short hour, a variety of movement styles, nuanced performances and a bridge between traditional and contemporary performance traditions.


Alan Lund: Canada’s Song-and-Dance Man at Dance Collection Danse By Samantha Mehra


By Jacqueline Hansen, Samantha Mehra, Kathleen Smith

Kinesiology and dance at the University of Calgary; Lawrence Gradus (1936-2014); NBoC Principal Aleksandar Antonijevic to retire

Emerging Views

Chloe Hart By Samantha Mehra


Lawrence Gradus (1936-2014)

On January 7, 2014 the dance community lost revered dance artist, choreographer and educator Lawrence Gradus.

Short Waves

By Samantha Mateus , Kathleen Smith, Samantha Mehra

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


China Partnerships

Goh Ballet Academy creates partnership with Chinese dance companies.


Good News at Ballet BC

Ballet BC Reveals 2013 Fiscal Surplus, Renews Artistic Director’s Contract


Ontario student heads to English National Ballet School

The English National Ballet School recently invited Canadian ballet student Kaylee Marko to attend its intensive two-year training program in London.


Peggy Baker Honorary Doctor of Letters at York

Renowned Canadian modern dance artist Peggy Baker recently received an honorary doctor of letters degree from York University in Toronto.

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