"No, I can't explain the dance to you; if I could tell you what it meant, there would be no point in dancing it.”

- Isadora Duncan

Stephanie is the Associate Choreographer and Global Dance Supervisor of Broadway's smash hit Hamilton. She witnessed, and was a part of, Hamilton going from a small idea to a record-breaking 16 TONY Award Nominations and 11 wins, including one for Best Choreography.

Stephanie and Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler have worked together extensively over the last 10 years, beginning as an Original Cast Member and Dance Captain for the Broadway & Off-Broadway productions of In The Heights, Lin Manuel's first Broadway hit. After performing in the show for over a year, she went on to set the first national tour as Associate Choreographer. Stephanie is a Carbonell Award Nominee for her work on In The Heights at Actor’s Playhouse in Miami and most recently Directed & Choreographed the production in a semi-staged concert format at the incomparable Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. as part of the Broadway Center Stage series in March 2018.

 Photo by Joan Marcus

Photo by Joan Marcus

With Andy, Stephanie also associate choreographed TONY Award Best Musical & Best Choreography Nominee Bring It On, The Musical on Broadway. She helped to cast and set the first and second national tours of the show. More recently, Stephanie has been involved in Only Gold, a musical conceived, directed and choreographed by Andy with a score by pop star Kate Nash. 

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 Photo by Morgan Marcell

Photo by Morgan Marcell

In the commercial world, Stephanie most recently choreographed the viral sensation Super Bowl LLI Commercial for the NFL, “Dirty Dancing”, starring Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. and the offensive linemen of the Giants.She has also conceived and choreographed commercials for Victoria's Secret and a reworking of George Michael’s “Freedom” just before his passing for Vogue working with legendary director Jeff Madoff, filmmaker Gordon Von Steiner, and supermodels Adrianna Lima, Candice Swanepool, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Ana Barros. She serves as choreographer for the New Deco Orchestra, a New York based Musical Experience, and has choreographed for CBS’ “How I Met Your Mother, and Sesame Street. Stephanie has also danced and set pieces for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, American Dance Machine at The Joyce in New York City, and has been commissioned to create pieces for the NBA's BROOKLYNETTES Dance Team

 Photo by Nick Romanenko

Photo by Nick Romanenko

Currently, Stephanie is casting and maintaining the multiple companies of Hamilton in the US and around the world. In addition to her work on Hamilton, Stephanie’s work is in demand directing and/or choreographing regional productions and new works. Most recently she choreographed the Drury Lane production of Rock of Ages in Chicago and created new pieces for world-renowned composer Frank Wildhorn’s Zelda, at Flatrock Playhouse which was originally titled Waiting for the Moon. Currently she’s developing, directing and choreographing a new piece based on the book This is Sadie for New York Children’s Theater that will open for young audiences in the spring of 2019.