Samuel Wentz US
Samuel Wentz, originally from North Dakota, started his professional training at Idyllwild Arts Academy (’06), received his BFA from NYU Tisch School of the Arts (’09), and was awarded the Teaching Fellowship as an MFA candidate at Bennington College (’16). He has worked with the Trisha Brown Dance Company (2009-present), Wally Cardona + Jennifer Lacey, Mark Morris, Gerald Casel, Jmy James Kidd, and Christopher Williams. He has taught master classes, nationally and internationally, in contemporary technique and repertory. He’s taught at places such as: P.A.R.T.S. (BE), U.W. Seattle, U.W. Milwaukee, U.C. Berkeley, U.A. Tucson, Duke University, Yale University, the ADF Winter Intensive in Pasadena, CA as well as teaching regular classes for the Trisha Brown Dance Company. His class is influenced by his studies with Barbara Mahler, Gerald Casel, and the work of Trisha Brown. Sam is currently based in Los Angeles, California.