PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS FOR DANCE ARTISTS
Great news, Stephanie is now a proud member of two professional dance associations in Canada: The Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists (East) & The Canadian Dance Assembly. These associations regroup dance artists that:
have specialized training in their field
are recognized as professionals by their peers
are committed to devoting more time to artistic activity
have a history of public presentation or publication.
With the success of Caminito, the piece was submitted to the International Online Dance Competition 2022 (www.iodc.online). Caminito was chosen as a first round finalist in two categories: Dance: Solo - Professional 18 yrs and above, & Choreography: 10 min or less. The piece is now moved on to public voting and the second round of judges deliberation. Voting will take place until July 11th, 2022 before the winners of various prizes are announced. To support Stephanie in this competition, head onto www.iodc.online, check out the Gallery tab, and enter Caminito in the search bar to see Stephanie's entries. Voting is free. Thank you for your support!
Stephanie collaborated with guitarist Mariano Fortunato to produce a dance piece played live, entitled Caminito. Her choreography tells the story of a lost love, that was once a happy event. Click here to watch it now!
LEAD SINGER FOR SOUL ROCKIN' NIGHTS
Stephanie was appointed the role of lead singer for the production show Soul Rockin' Nights onboard the Norwegian Dawn as a replacement for the month of February. You can have a glimpse at her performance in her new vocal showreel available on the reels page. Click here to watch it now!
Stephanie is officially Norwegian Dawn's only female Singer, Dancer and Aerialist and was recently appointed the role of Aerial Captain. Her role includes dancing as part of the productions shows Soul Rockin' Nights, Showdown and the award-winning production of Elements. Stephanie performs Spanish Web et understudies the Bungee number in Elements, as well as taking care of all the rigging for the show in her role of Aerial Captain. She also performs as a singer in the Broadway Cabaret.
NFT by ÉRIC PARÉ
Stephanie has been collaborating with photographer Éric Paré to create 360º photographic art. Éric's latest digital art piece starring Stephanie is now available for purchase as an NFT. More information is available at www.ericpare.com.
RÉVOLUTION - SEASON III
Stephanie appeared in the third season of TVA's Révolution TV show. Her appearance aired on October 10th, 2022, showing her musical theatre jazz performance. Her performance earned her the vote from the judges Les Twins. Jean-Marc Généreux discussed the fact that Stephanie's professionalism was shining through her performance and Lydia Bouchard said Stephanie was a true "Triple Threat".
THE ONE DANCE EXPERIENCE
Stephanie spent the weekend adjudicating for The One Dance Experience! What a good time, thank you to all dancers in Mission, BC for leaving your heart out on stage for us, it was beautiful to watch.
Stephanie is passionate about her art and she loves being involved in events that help her share her love and knowledge of dance. She is now a proud member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance and is looking forward to the 2021 competition season.
Due to the unfortunate circumstances caused by the new corona virus, Stephanie has been sent home from the Anthem of the Seas. She stayed onboard the vessel for 18 days after the no sail order was announced. The balcony of her designated stateroom was the only space available for her to create and stay motivated. Her story was featured in The Dance Current online gallery for International Dance Day on April 29th, 2020.
UNDERSTUDY TRACKS HAVE BEGUN!
Over the past few weeks, Stephanie has appeared in multiple different tracks of Spectra's Cabaret. Her performances have included 2-point harness work and a spanset duo. The picture below is one of Stephanie's favourite aerial number: Void.
SHOWTIME AT SEA
The shows are officially completely installed on Royal Caribbean's Anthem of the Seas! Stephanie is performing as a dancer in Spectra's Cabaret as well as understudying all of the aerial work and singers (Harmony Sisters) for the show. You can also see her in the Red Nightclub Experience show doing an act on straps and in the cruise's opening show Two70 Tonight as an aerialist on spanset or hammock (understudy). Stay tuned for some videos coming soon!
Photo by: Katherine Richardson, @krphotography
ROYAL CARIBBEAN'S SPECTRA'S CABARET
Stephanie is proud to announce that she has joined the cast of Spectra's Cabaret on Royal Caribbean Cruise Line's Anthem of the Seas. The show includes hip hop and aerial work. She will be travelling the Caribbeans and Europe until July 2020.
WORKSHOPS AND CHOREOGRAPHY IN OTTAWA
After a successful time at sea, Stephanie returns home to Ottawa. She will be teaching some classes around the city and working on competition choreography with local students for the 2020 season. Stay tuned to find a class near you! For information and inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Check out some latin flavours that Stephanie and Edson Almeida have been working on. Video available on the Reels page.
SNEAK PEEK AT PROHIBITION: THE MUSICAL
This month, Stephanie had the chance to perform the characters of Bessie Bourbon and Imogen in the Norwegian Bliss' "Social" Comedy and Night Club. Have a quick look at her performance in her brand new vocal reel located on the Reels page!
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S NEW CAMPAIGN
Stephanie’s hip hop improvisation video was selected to be a part of Cirque du Soleil’s casting team’s new campaign: “In the Shoes of a Talent Scout”. The goal of this campaign is to engage the audience and make them live a behind the scenes experience. Excerpts of videos of artists that Cirque du Soleil considers good for their shows were sent to the Cirque Club members in order to evaluate the general public’s appreciation and make them live the talent scout reality.
HAPPY HOUR PROHIBITION: THE MUSICAL
Alongside performing in HAVANA!, Stephanie is also dancer-singer in the cast of Happy Hour Prohibition: The Musical onboard the Norwegian Bliss, by Happy Hour Entertainment. She understudies the characters of Imogen, Le Cygne and Bessie Bourbon. The musical is based in 1895 at Mahagony Hall in New Orleans, and is a presentation of five fabulous cocktails for an evening of fun!
NORWEGIAN CRUISE LINE’S HAVANA!
Stephanie will be joining the cast of HAVANA!, performing on Norwegian Cruise Line’s newest and largest ship: the Norwegian Bliss. HAVANA! is a broadway-style musical created by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Warren Carlyle, featuring songs by Ryan Scott Oliver and Grammy Award-winning singer Albita (Playbill, September 2018), and is NCL’s largest show ever (Forbes, May 2018). The Norwegian Bliss is currently the 6thlargest in the world (CNN, December 2018).
The Manager of Theatrical Casting, Kai Carrier, has told Playbill (2018): “In casting for the ships, I look for the same standard of dancer, singer, and actor that I would look for on Broadway”. The Broadway production of Jersey Boys is the second show presented on the ship.
Discover more about HAVANA!