Stephanie Liapis

Dance Projects

photo: Sasha Fornari



Stephanie Liapis (MFA) is an Assistant Professor of Dance at Swarthmore College. Her professional career as a performing artist and dance maker spans twenty years and includes work with Doug Varone and Dancers, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Susan Marshall & Company and many others. Stephanie creates collaborative dance works, designs costumes and restages the works of Doug Varone. She has taught extensively across the country and abroad including positions at Hunter College, SUNY Purchase, Barnard College, the University of Washington, Texas Women’s University, Cornish College of the Arts and Long Island University in Brooklyn where she served as an Assistant Professor. Stephanie is in the midst of a new creative project which examines and redefines gender power dynamics in existing iconic works.


selected works

photo: Sasha Fornari

photo: Joseph Lambert

photo: Martin Jarmick

photo: Joseph Lambert

photo: Tim Summers

Photo: Martin Jarmick

photo: Sasha Fornari


upcoming events


Teaching Platform

Open Space is a virtual teaching platform for higher education. 

Creative Research

New virtual performance event, details to come.....

Online teaching

Donation based online class Thursdays in October 12-1:15pm EST

zoom link @freeskwel

Creative Research

Nirenska/ Choreography of a Free Fall (spring 2021)

mulit-media work with director Barbara Wysocka


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