Adult Ballet Instructor
Samuel Alden Fulk is a professional ballet dancer living in Sacramento. He is experienced in a wide range of dance styles and methodologies, with a focus on classical ballet, modern, and contemporary dance. Born and raised in California, he grew up performing in dance, musical theatre and dramatic productions, later joining the pre-professional company Santa Cruz Ballet Theatre, directed by Robert Kelley and Diane Cypher.
Samuel then went on to perform professionally with Utah Regional Ballet for six seasons under the direction of Jacqueline Colledge. During this time, he also attended Utah Valley University, from which he graduated with honors in 2014 with a BFA in Dance. While in Utah, Samuel also taught at Academy of Ballet directed by Lynne Thompson, and served as the Director of their second company Ballet Utah II North.
Since relocating to Sacramento in 2016, Samuel has become a highly sought after dance instructor in the region. In January of 2018 he became a professor of dance at CSU Sacramento, where he teaches upper division ballet. Samuel regularly teaches master classes and private lessons in classical and contemporary ballet, pas de deux, modern dance and broadway jazz. Samuel choreographs works on dancers with varying levels of experience, from beginning to professional. Samuel performs as a guest artist for professional and pre-professional companies. He is proud to have been a company member for three seasons with Sacramento Contemporary Dance Theatre, a company which partners with organizations to produce impactful work about important causes such as sign language integration, confronting cancer, and human trafficking.