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Stephanie Peña, a dance artist who isn’t afraid to be unapologetically herself, express/explore her sensuality and her blackness within the Dominican culture, and also, connects with her ancestors through movement. She earned an MFA in Choreography at the University of Roehampton in London, UK.  Her work, What Am I Doing Here? (2014) was showcased at CUNY Hunter College and Ticino in Danza Festival (Switzerland). Her other work, Morir Soñando (2016) was showcased at University of Roehampton and Elefeet Dance Festival (London, UK). Her recent work Mi Pajón Me Habló (2022) premiered at the Spanish Harlem Creative Movement Festival in September 2022. She recently was a guest choreographer at Hofstra University creating a new work "HOLD YOUR BREATH" and it was showcased April 2023.


She has performed at Jacob's Pillow, Hibernian Hall, New York Live Arts, MIT and many other venues. She has worked with Lakaï Dance Theatre, Ligia Lewis, Rosemary Lee, Oriana Fox, Brice Mousset and many more artists.

She is currently teaching Contemporary and Latin Social Dances such as Merengue, Bachata and Salsa to children K-12 at public schools, senior centers and community centers through Dancewave, Pentacle, and Little Island Outreach Program. She is also teaching Sensual Fluidity Dance classes to adults.


Peña continues to grow by collaborating with dance artists and inspiring others to move their bodies.


Stephanie Peña

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