Meet our Incredible Faculty!

The Gold Coast Arts Center is proud to host so many accomplished artists from across all disciplines, who share their talents in educating and inspiring our students. All of our teaching artists are working professionals in their respective fields.

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Instructor Spotlight: Samantha Witt

sam 1Samantha Witt is a hula hoop artist, dancer and has a duo lyra act with The Hoopla Girls. She earned a BFA in Dance with a Concentration in Jazz Performance from The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. Samantha started off as a dancer and then fell in love with the world of circus when she toured nationally and internationally with Cirque Le Masque. She has also toured with Cirque Legacy and has worked with companies such as Cirque du Jour, The Bindlestiff Cirkus, Skyz The Limit, and Phoenix Entertainment.

Samantha has performed at Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal, Trump Plaza, as well as at corporate and special events.  She has also been seen hooping on The Dr. Oz Show, The YouTube Music Awards with musical artist M.I.A, and in M.I.A’s live performance at Terminal 5 NYC.

Samantha also loves to teach; she has taught dance and circus style hula hooping across the tri-state area and loves to share her love of dance and circus with others. The next session of Samantha’s innovative hula hoop class at the Gold Coat Arts Center will start in September 2015.