Samantha Matsukawa is a Salt Lake -based dancer, choreographer and movement artist who shifts between the realms of dance, and theatrical performance. Her interest as a performer and choreographer lie in creative collaborations that result in a highly aestheticized reimagining of the common place often through the use of theatrical tropes. Her choreographic work has been shown locally in Salt Lake City at the Great Salt Lake Fringe Festival, Rose Wagner Center for Performing Arts, Sugar Space, and at the University of Utah. As a performer, Samantha has worked with such artist as Daniel Charon, Steven Koester, Eric Handman, Carl Flink, Ellen Bromberg, Natasha Washington and Nick Blaylock. She has also worked with Ririe Woodbury Dance Company, Repertory Dance Theatre, and Utah Opera. Samantha holds a BFA in Modern Dance and a BA in Art History from the University of Utah.