Meet Mr. Sam

Ballet Instructor

Samuel Rodriguez was born in Atlanta, Georgia. He began his ballet training at the age of five at the Maryland Youth Ballet under the direction of Michelle Lees, Christopher Doyle, and Rhodie Jorgenson. He was selected as a Finalist in the Kennedy Center Master Class Series from 2012-2014 along with the Be OnStage Prix at the IBStage Gala in Barcelona. Samuel joined American Ballet Theatre as a Studio Company Member in 2014 before joining the Houston Ballet in 2016. Since joining the company Mr. Rodriguez has performed leading roles in Stanton Welch’s The Nutcracker and La Bayadere as well as Tim Harbour’s Filigree and Shadow

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