Stephanie Turner

Stephanie Turner
Stephanie TurnerAdjunct Professor

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Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Dance Technique and Contact Improvisation


BFA in Dance Performance from Rhode Island College
MFA in Choreography from Smith College.

Stephanie is a dance choreographer, performer, and educator based in Brooklyn, CT. Her work evolves from a deep curiosity for learning through the body, building community, and using performance as a process of re-enchanting everyday life. She has taught Contact Improvisation and Contemporary Dance as an Adjunct Lecturer at Brown University, Salve Regina University and as a teaching fellow at Hampshire and Smith College. As the founder/director of The Movement Exchange and as an independent artist, she produced dance and theater events, hosting local and international artists. Her choreographic work has been presented in several venues throughout Providence, Boston, Philadelphia and NYC.

Stephanie is currently on dance faculty at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Roger Williams University.  As an independent producer she offers regular workshops and classes in and around Providence, RI and choreographs and performs for Jack in the Box Horror, seasonally. Stephanie serves as the editorial assistant and marketing developer for Janet Adler’s newest book, Intimacy in Emptiness: An Evolution of Embodied Consciousness. She holds a BFA in dance performance from Rhode Island College and MFA in Choreography from Smith College.