Stephanie is a dancer, aerialist and singer originally from Ottawa, Canada. She was most recently the lead dancer in a national commercial & the principal female Singer/Dancer/Aerialist and Aerial Captain on the Norwegian Dawn, Norwegian Cruise Line. Over the last 6 years, her professional work has been mainly focused on some of the largest cruise lines. She was cast for one of Norwegian Cruise Line's largest ships, the Norwegian Bliss, dancing in the broadway-style production HAVANA! choreographed by the Tony Award-winning choreographer Warren Carlyle, and singing in Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical. She performed on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas in the featured show Spectra's Cabaret, a production that combines hip hop, jazz and aerial arts. Stephanie was also seen on Royal Caribbean’s Vision of the Seas and Holland America Line’s Ms Volendam through RWS Entertainment Group. Her adaptability earned her the nickname of “understudy of the seas” as she has covered tracks for other dancers, aerialists and lead singers. She has also worked with Cirque du Soleil.
Stephanie appeared on the third season of Quebec’s hit dance competition TV show Révolution with a Broadway Jazz piece of her own. The most recent Lyrical-Jazz piece she choreographed and performed, entitled Caminito, was selected as a dance & choreography finalist for the International Online Dance Competition. She has worked as co-choreographer for the National WE Day and choreographs for dance studios across Quebec and Ontario.
As a passionate performer, Stephanie has trained in a wide variety of styles, including Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, Tap, and Latin Ballroom. She studied Ballet under the Royal Academy of Dance syllabus, and studied Hip Hop extensively, gaining experience in Commercial style, House, Popping, and Locking in Germany and Los Angeles. She has also trained Theatre Jazz intensively in New York City. She has acquired knowledge at renown studios worldwide including Urban Dance Camp (Germany), Millennium Dance Complex, Debbie Reynolds, Movement Lifestyle (LA), Steps On Broadway, Broadway Dance Center (NYC), and Amsterdam Dance Center (Netherlands). Alongside training her dance skills, Stephanie is a trained aerialist and vocalist. She has experience working on Lyra, 2-point harness, bungees, hammock, silks, spanset, straps and spanish web, as well as custom aerial apparatuses. She is well known for her outstanding strength. She believes that artists never stop developing and constantly finds ways to expand her abilities.
Aside from performing, Stephanie cumulates over 10 years of teaching and choreography experience and is a member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (PAA). Her choreography has won multiple awards at competitions. She enjoys helping young dancers improve their skills and artistry by sharing her knowledge of the art and body. She is a proud professional member of the Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists and has a B.Sc. in Psychology from the University of Ottawa.