Stephanie Saywell is a queer, NYC-based choreographer, performer, clown, dramaturg, devised-theatre maker, and published poet. She holds a Certificate of Completion from the Dell' Arte International School of Physical Theatre's Professional Training Program, plus a BA in Dance and a BA in Written Arts from Bard College. In addition to apprenticing for and dancing repertory by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Stephanie has had the pleasure of performing for Arthur Avilés, Paul Matteson, Peter Kyle, Sharleen Chidiac, Witness Relocation, Sam Asa Pratt, Ainesh Madan, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She is the 2014 recipient of the Ana Itelman Prize for Choreography, a graduate of Doug Varone's DEVICES choreography mentorship program, and a recipient of the Streb GO! Commissioning Program for Emerging Artists. Her work has been shown at the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics, New York Live Arts, Gibney Dance, Movement Research, Triskelion Arts, the Mark Morris Dance Center, Green Space, the Actors Fund Arts Center, BAAD!, the Wild Project, RECESS, and Bard College. She is currently serving as the Artistic Administrative Assistant at GALLIM.
Stephanie is a 200hr Yoga Teacher through RYS Yoga to the People. She completed an apprenticeship with YttP in 2018 teaching power vinyasa and heated power vinyasa. She is available for group and private classes.