Samuel Draper is a British and Swedish dancer and choreographer, living in Berlin and working between Germany and Sweden. Samuel is a tarot reader and works with the tarot as a tool for inquiry and choreographic practice.
As a freelance dancer, Samuel has been engaged in collaboration and performance with Frédéric Gies, pavleheidler, Winnie Ho, Mira Mutka, TOGETHER ALONE and Weld Company – among others.
In 2018 he completed a 6 month private tarot mentorship with Jeffrey Hinshaw of Brooklyn Fools / Cosmic Cousins and he was a danceWEB Scholarship recipient in 2017.
From 2013-2017 Samuel was a dancer with the company Cullberg, where he performed and participated in the creation of works by Cristian Duarte, Trajal Harrell, Deborah Hay, Stina Nyberg and Jefta van Dinther.
Image credit: Thomas Zamolo, Anna Westberg