Actress, Singer-Songwriter, Dancer and TV Presenter Samantha Dorrance began her career on Disney Channel after winning Disney’s Talent Search “You’re The Star”.
After successfully releasing her debut music video on the channel, Samantha was given the opportunity to co-host the Disney Talent Show “My School Musical”. She then flew over to Salt Lake City to work with the Disney Movie Surfers team on the set of High School Musical 3. This involved showing Disney Channel viewers behind the scenes of the Movie and getting exclusive interviews with the cast.
Dreamboats & Petticoats
Disney Channel 2014
She has done 12 Pantomimes playing various Princesses for various Pantomime companies as well as various plays often playing the comedic character or love interest.
Samantha played Tootsie in The Tale Of Mr Tumble, Mr Tumble’s silly best friend and wannabe clown. The show was part of the Manchester International Festival and was televised on CBeebies.
She also played the role of Gertrude McFuzz on the international tour of Seussical The Musical.
She also likes creating her own content and working on personal projects and has released her own, self-written EP entitled “Going My Way” which you can find on iTunes and Spotify.
She also has written and created TV Pilot ideas for Children’s Television and has recently been working on a new project called “Sammy” written and created by Will Brenton and Christopher Skala which is currently being pitched.
Samantha then went into theatre for a while and played the lead role of Laura in Bill Kenwright’s “Dreamboats and Petticoats” on the UK tour and in London’s West End. She gained rave reviews with fellow co-star David Ribi which can all be seen via the review page.
After Dreamboats and Petticoats, Samantha turned to Television again, playing the role of Zoe in BBC Doctors and presenting more TV Shows for Disney Channel.
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