Sam Scherzer
Actor, Dancer
UBCP | ACTRA
“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”
– Samuel Beckett

Sam Scherzer is an actor, dancer, performer, brother of two amazing sisters, and an uncle to two adventurous nephews and a beautiful niece. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Hamburg, Germany, speaks four languages- English, Spanish, German and French.

After moving to Vancouver in 2009, Sam found his love for dance. He quickly built a reputation for his great attitude and respect in class, as well as his ability to learn choreography with precision and apply feedback. Sam took part in the half-day program at the North Shore Academy of Dancing during his high school years. The program included upwards of 20 hours of training per week in various styles of dance including hip hop, jazz, ballet, broadway, lyrical, contemporary, and modern. During that time he won numerous awards in dance competitions as well as scholarships at conventions such as “Velocity” and “V.I.P.” Sam then went on to train with TwoFourSeven Crew and Illustrative Society.

Some of Sam’s favourite dance credits include Descendants 3 (Disney), Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC), and Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix).

Sam’s dedication to the arts had led him to the world of acting where has trained with the Lee Strasberg company based out of LA, and the esteemed coaches in Vancouver Beatrice King, Edward Foy, and Ingrid Torrance.

Sam’s fondest accomplishments to date have been to dance on stage with Justin Bieber during his Purpose Tour in Vancouver where he was hand chosen over thousands of entries, earning his double black belt in Tae Kwon Do, as well as performing at the opening ceremony of the Taekwondo Junior World Championship 2016.