Stephanie Cihlar



A Chicago native, Stephanie graduated magna cum laude with her BFA in Dance 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, the Barrington Youth Dance Ensemble as a guest artist, Laboratory Dancers, Rephrase Dance Collective, Thodos Dance Chicago, Project 606 Dance, and is currently in her fourth season with Nomi Dance Company. In addition to performing, Stephanie has been sharing her passion for dance through teaching in the Chicagoland area for the past eight years, as well as choreographing. She has had the pleasure of creating works for Nomi and Project 606 Dance, as well as numerous student pieces. She is thrilled to be joining the Joffrey Academy's faculty!

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