Samuel Hanson was born in Salt Lake City in 1988. His formative dance training was with Hilary Carrier at West High School and at Tanner Dance at the University of Utah. His recent work has been seen at the University’s New Media Wing Theater, the Rose Wagner Center, Salt Lake City's Mudson Performance series, in Montana and New York. He has performed for an ecclectic mix of artists including Ashley Anderson, Diana Crum, Neta Pulvermacher, Jennifer Nugent, Yve Laris Cohen, Lindsey Drury and Katie Meehan. In 2011, he graduated from the University of Utah with a self-designed Bachelor’s degree in Performance and Media. His writing and video has recently been published online by loveDANCEmore, 15Bytes, Dances Made to Order and The Nashville Review.