Her beginnings are flamboyant; noted for her creativity and her modern style, Samia is rapidly recognized for excellence in her work as a dancer and choreographer. Her performances take place on stage, in theatres and on television. She is a reference for belly dancing in Canada, her presence extending to Las Vegas, Cairo, Miami, Paris, New York, Toronto… Trained in dance and theatre (Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Dramatic Arts), she makes a mark on her generation by modernizing the art of cabaret, with finesse and elegance!
A sparkling and engaging artist, Samia lifts up her audience and carries it into a festive atmosphere celebrating life! Queen of performance and entertainment, her passion and enthusiasm are contagious for all audiences. Star dancer for many years at the La Menara Restaurant in Old Montreal, she delighted thousands of patrons.
Samia shined as the star dancer at Céline Dion et René Angélil’ wedding, as well as with Rachid Taha in front on 100,000 people at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and at the Francofolies de Montréal. She has shared the stage with various internationally known artists at the Montreal International Jazz Festival and at the Francofolies de Montréal. She has been invited to teach on the television show Star Académie by the choreographer Geneviève Dorion-Coupal, with whom she has frequently collaborated: on the televised show Célébration, the musical revue Dalida Une vie, the Browns shoes fashion show.
Samia participates regularly in television shows as a dancer, teacher and choreographer, in addition to appearing in movies. She is a member of Union des artistes.
“A very high level artist, endowed with a sensitivity and a charisma that contributes to give all its splendor to belly dancing. On stage, she becomes fire and passion. Once invited to the dance floor, you will be swept into a whirlwind of dance.” – Karim Filali