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

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

showing March 2022 UMD

Shawbrook Residency

Creative Research

Artist Residency - Shawbrook Dance Center, Ireland

October 2021


Creative Research

Working with Nancy Bannon on research for new film


Breaking Ground 2022.jpeg

Creative Research

Performing SERIES by Keith Johnson Jan 27 & 28, 2022


Guest teaching

teaching somatic classes for the Varone Winter Intensive online

January 10-15


Creative Research

New work for Loyola Marymount and restaging for CSUF

spring 2022



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