Contortion and Circus arts:
Stephanie started training contortion and circus arts three years ago, building on her many years of dance experience. She has been trained by world renowned Mongolian contortion coach Tsengee Byambadorj along with Cirque Du Soliel artists Rebecca and Nikita Sukhanov. In early 2017, Stephanie began training at Pendulum Aerial Arts where she met Sydney Nagy, an accomplished acrobat and contortionist and they began working on a duo contortion act. The duo took their act to the stage, competing in Circus Star USA, a prestigious national circus arts competition in Hollywood, California with judges from Cirque du Soleil, Cavalia’s Odysseo, and Le Rêve – The Dream. Stephanie and Sydney placed in the top three. Stephanie and Sydney competed in the international circus competition Viva Fest 2018 and took home 1st place in their category. Along with competing in Viva Fest and Circus Star USA, the duo performed on The Ellen Show as the talented audience and competed in ABC’s The Gong Show.
Stephanie started dancing at the age of 13, training and performing ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, acrobatics, tap, and improv. Stephanie has danced professionally at the Portland Blazers pre-game and halftime shows and the San Diego Holiday Bowl halftime show. She has also danced in many summer dance intensive programs and has competed extensively. She took home first place overall soloist and highest score at Starpower and was awarded the Power Pak accomplishment, dancing alongside Power Pak in Orlando, Florida. Stephanie was also awarded a scholarship and qualified for internationals in Las Vegas, Nevada at Thunderstruck dance competition.
She owns a 1978 vintage argosy trailer.