Samuel Baidoo (Belgium, 1992) ended their masters in illustration and graphic design at Sint-Lucas Antwerp before starting their dance education at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp. As a dancer, Samuel worked with Koen de Preter, Maud Le Pladec, Kopergietery Gent, Agostina D’Alessandro, Maria Silva and Caroline D'Haese. Currently they're working freelance for Michiel Vandevelde (Dances of Death), Nat Gras (Heel-huids and wijtwee// nosotrosdos) and Tuur Marinus (TH LNG GDBY). Since 2021 Samuel mentors the choreographic work of the 3rd year bachelor dance students at the Royal Conservatory of Antwerp.
Samuel is part of the Hanafubuki collective that aims to make artistic work through collaboration for a diverse audience. In the past year Hanafubuki grew into an organisation that is sharing work for adults and children, in theatres and on location in Belgium and abroad.
In their individual artistic parcours Samuel is currently working on grot-nest-tempel-huis for the Leuven-based collective tout petit and on Plum Road Tea Dream, an autobiographical video game performance.