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


Susan McNaughton (1952-2010)

Dance artist and academic Susan McNaughton died on December 4th, 2010.

Short Waves

By Amy Bowring, Samantha Mehra

David Y.H Lui 1944-2011; SWAP IT! event aims to satisfy community's needs; NAC Foundation announces CEO's National Fund

Short Waves

By Samantha Mehra, Naomi Brand, Amy Bowring

David Earle wins Premier's Award; Kaha:wi Dance Theatre brings together dance and lacrosse; In Memorium - Amelia Itcush 1945-2011

Short Waves

By Michael Crabb, Samantha Mehra, Naomi Brand, Brittany Duggan

Lois Smith 1929-2011; Flamenco declared World Heritage Treasure by UNESCO; International choreography competition returns to Saint-Sauveur; John Hobday Arts Management Awards announced

Short Waves

By Samantha Mehra

New facility and scholarship for Dance Victoria; In Memoriam [Ann Southam; Susan McNaughton; Lucy Potts; Donald Himes; Ahmed Hassan]

New facility and scholarship for Dance Victoria

Dance Victoria recently announced the creation of The Chrystal Dance Award, a new scholarship worth $11,500 aimed at helping emerg…

Corynne Barron becomes new Mondor model

Corynne Barron, top 12 contestant in the second season of So You Think You Can Dance Canada (SYTYCDC), is the most recent face of ...


Randy Joynt wins Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award

Dancer Randy Joynt is one of seven artists who received a $15,000 Victor Martyn Lynch-Staunton Award from the Canada Council for t…

Survey shows Ontarians think art is important

Most Ontarians believe that the arts are important to the quality of life in their communities and their own personal lives. These...

Vancouver Global Dance Project and Toronto's D2D Festival

From July 26th through August 13th, Vancouver hosted the city’s first contemporary dance festival for young and emerging artists: ...