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 interdisciplinary work, 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.

Performance Event

Virtual event with special guests 

winter 2021

Creative Research

Presented new solo work

photo: Sasha Fornari

Teaching Platform

Virtual teaching platform

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Pilates mat/somatic practice for Doug Varone and Dancers Summer Intensives

Creative Research

multimedia work with  Barbara Wysocka

Nireńska/Choreography of a Free Fall

spring 2021


restaged Doug Varone's Mass on Swarthmore College students

fall 2019

photo: Sasha Fornari

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