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, brother to two amazing sisters, and an uncle to two adventurous nephews and a one beautiful niece. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and was raised in Hamburg, Germany and Mallorca, Spain, before settling in Vancouver Canada, where he now splits his time with Los Angeles. This dynamic upbringing resulted in the ability to speak four languages- English, Spanish, German and French, be a triple citizen of Germany, Canada and the United States.

Sam’s dedication to the arts in all forms introduced him to the world of acting where his innate ability to take on a character resulted in some quick success. His training includes intensives with the Lee Strasberg Company in Los Angeles, as well as work with some of Vancouver’s finest coaches Nadine Wright, Beatrice King, Edward Foy, Ingrid Torrance and Deb Podowski. This training has led him to many great on screen opportunities recurring in Riverdale (CW), Nancy Drew (CW), and Grease: Rise of the Pink Ladies (Paramount+) airing in 2023. Other credits include XO, Kitty, and Julie and the Phantoms (Netflix), Prom Pact (CW), Chesapeake Shores (Hallmark) and multiple short films.

Sam’s first artistic love was dance. As a student, he built a reputation for his great attitude and respect in class, as well as his ability to learn choreography with precision and apply feedback quickly and correctly. Sam took part in the half-day program at the North Shore Academy of Dancing during his high school years. The program included 20 hours of training per week in hip hop, jazz, ballet, broadway, lyrical, contemporary, and modern. During that time he won numerous awards in dance competitions as well as scholarships at the conventions Velocity and V.I.P. Sam then went on to train, compete and perform with well known crews TwoFourSeven, Illustrative Society, Overryde and NORTHSIDE. Some of Sam’s favourite professional dance credits include Descendants 3 (Disney), Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC), and Monster High (Nickelodeon), as well as dancing on stage with Justin Bieber during his Purpose Tour in Vancouver.

Some other proud accomplishments include earning his second dan black belt in Tae Kwon Do, performing at the opening ceremony of the Taekwondo Junior World Championship, and winning multiple gold medals in International Sparring competitions. Fitness is an important part of Sam’s daily routine, and he is also learning guitar and loves to sing.