Samantha commenced youth circus classes with Avalon when she was seven years old. At the age of nine she did her first public performance on trapeze with Avalon’s performance troupe at Wallsend Winter Carnival.
In her eight years with Avalon Sami has become a highly skilled and versatile aerialist who performs regularly for Avalon during its seasons and at other public events. She continues to perform on trapeze as well as lyra, tissu and sling.
Sami commenced working as a circus instructor with Avalon in 2014 sharing her love for and knowledge of aerials and circus performance with the academy’s many students. She also assists in the conduct of circus workshops and plays a key role in coordinating and choreographing Avalon’s academy productions.
Sami recently gained formal qualifications as a gymnastics instructor (beginner level) from Gymnastics NSW.