Marco Clemente




A Chicago native, Stephanie graduated magna cum laude with her BFA in Dance Performance from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music. Post-graduation, Stephanie has performed professionally with Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) in St. Louis, and since returning to Chicago, with the Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble, Laboratory Dancers, Rephrase Dance Collective, Thodos Dance Chicago, Project 606 Dance, Trifecta Dance Collective, Nomi Dance Company where she served as Rehearsal Director, Dance in the Parks, NK // COLLAB, and Chicago Repertory Ballet. In her professional career, she had the privilege of working with acclaimed choreographers Laura Kariotis, Ahmad Simmons, Stephanie Martinez, Monique Haley, Joshua Blake Carter, Jessica Miller Tomlinson, Lizzie MacKenzie, Todd Rhoades, Paige Caldarella, Michel Rodríguez Cintra, Jackie Nowicki, Noelle Kayser, Wade Schaaf, Brian Enos, and Shannon Alvis.

Stephanie has also dipped her toes in the choreographic waters, setting works on Nomi Dance Company, Project 606, Trifecta, as well her own independent work.

Offstage, she shares her passion for dance with the students at Dance Academy of Libertyville and Driven 2 Dance where she is Co-Director of the Company in addition to teaching a wide range of ages and styles.

Photo by Topher Alexander