Martin Samuels

Martin Samuels is an Artistic Director and dance instructor with a passion for teaching and engaging in Urban and Latin dance styles. He has performed and taught dance in many different capacities for over 35 years. Martin spearheaded the first Post-Secondary Dance Team competition, helping to found and direct scholastic dance squads for George Brown College, Humber College, Seneca College, York University and Waterloo University. Martin’s company Caliente Drum & Danz has performed in numerous local events including the Caribbean Parade, TLN Latin Fest and Salsa on St. Clair. In addition to his role as a School visits educator, Martin is a major contributor to the Dancing on the Pier program at Harbourfront Centre.