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Stephanie Liapis

Dance Projects


photo: Sasha Fornari


Stephanie Liapis' (MFA) professional career as a performing artist and dance maker spans twenty years and includes work with Doug Varone and Dancers, Nancy Bannon, Nicholas Leichter Dance, Susan Marshall & Company and many others. Stephanie creates interdisciplinary dance works and interactive experiences, 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 and Swarthmore College where she served as an Assistant Professor of Dance. Stephanie is in the midst of a new creative project which brings participants into action.


selected works and projects

photo credits: Joseph Lambert, Martin Jarmick and Stephanie Liapis


upcoming events


Creative Research

Performing The Building of a Sphere for the Dance Culture of Ventura County Community Performance

Moorpark College

April 11, 2023

4:30pm free and open to public



Ever Present: Garden of Unicorns
A Surrealist Ode to Blondell Cummings Imagined by Marjani Forté-Saunders

Saturday, October 29, 2022,  6pm
Location: Central Garden at the Getty Center

photo: Maria Brananova


Creative Research

Performance of new work, Winter Study No. 1 for Orange County School of the Arts March 2023

photo: UMoments photography

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Performing SERIES: Last by Keith Johnson


September 17th, 2022

Scripps College

photo: Gregory RR Crosby


Creative reasearch

Screening my short film, I Am Still Waiting at Austin Micro Short Film Festival, TX & Cinematica Festival- Italy, Shorts On Tap, New Grounds Film FestivalROLLOUT Macao Dance Film Festival, Opine Dance Film Festival and Wicklow Screendance Laboratory, Florence On Screen Festival



new duet, Navigators, by Doug Varone, for Stephanie Liapis and Adriane Fang

showing March 2022 UMD



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