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Michael Jackson Jr.

Class of 2005 – Michael Jackson, Jr. (New Orleans, LA) began his dance training at age 14 at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC under the direction of Charles Augins. He became a member of Dance Theatre of Harlem Dancing through Barriers Ensemble in 2005. In 2006, he joined Dallas Black Dance Theatre and in 2008 joined Philadanco, where he also worked as Artistic Director of D3. He has performed works by Arthur Mitchell, Milton Myers, and Gene Hill Sagan. Mr. Jackson joined the Company in 2011.

Samantha Figgins

Class of 2007 –  Samantha Figgins from Washington DC where she began dancing at Duke Ellington School of the Arts under Sandra Fortune-Greene and Charles Auggins. Figgins continued her education at the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance program. There she performed works by George Balanchine, Bill T. Jones, Paul Taylor, and Twyla Tharp. Samantha has also worked with broadway legend Hinton Battle on the feature film BOLDEN! Ms. Figgins joined Complexions in 2011.


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