Samantha Johnson began her dance training as a student of the Calvert School of Dance. Calvert, which holds a place in the top 50 Northeastern Schools under the Federation of Dance Competitions, was founded over forty years ago by her mother, Priscilla Mooradian. A love and passion for dance was cultivated in Samantha at an early age and she studied ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, gymnastics, pointe and modern until she graduated from high school.
She now co - owns the studio with her mother Priscilla. She is the Artistic Director and runs the Award Winning Competition Team. Her numbers have won multiple Choreography Awards and High Point Awards along with multiple National Grand Championships. Her unique style of teaching has changed the way CSD competes. Her specialty is Contemporary and Lyrical.
Samantha started her professional career at the young age of 14. During the course of her career she performed in numerous shows through the Washington D.C, Maryland, and Virginia area, including but not limited to, the Helen Hayes Awards and several Christmas and Halloween performances at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C with the composer Marvin Hamlisch and the National Symphony Orchestra. She also guest performed at the Lincoln Center on Broadway, with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra receiving her Broadway credit. She even performed in a Christmas Special for Maurice Hines as a "Rockette". This was all under the prestigious choreographer, Karma Camp.
In 2009, she was part of a professional dance group in the metropolitan area under the direction of Jesse Beaudoin. She also guest taught numerous workshops at the 2010 On Stage America nationals in Cape May, New Jersey, as well as co-choreographed the opening gala.
In the fall of 2010 she attended Savannah College of Art and Design graduating with a degree in Graphic Design. While attending college she worked and traveled around the country with Revolution Talent Competition. She worked with them from 2010 - 2019. After that, she then went on traveling the world with Starpower International Competition.
In 2018, she was brought on by Mrs. Karma Camp as the Assistant Choreographer for the annua July 4th Celebration at the White House. The show was broadcasted live and many of her students were able to perform.