Stephanie Turner

Stephanie Turner
Stephanie TurnerAdjunct Professor

Contact Information

seturner@rwu.edu

Areas of Expertise

Contemporary Dance Technique and Contact Improvisation

Education

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

Stephanie is a dance choreographer, performer and educator based in Providence, RI. 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 and Salve Regina University and as a teaching fellow at Hampshire and Smith College. As the founding director of The Movement Exchange she produced dance events and educational programming, hosting local and international artists. Her choreographic work has been performed in venues throughout New England and Philadelphia.

Stephanie is currently Adjunct Professor of Dance and Performance Studies at Roger Williams University and continues to teach community classes in Providence through AS220 at the Haus of Glitter Performance Lab + Parq.  She continues choreographic partnerships with Katie McNamara and Michele Bach-Coulibaly and performs with HDC Dance Ensemble and Aric Iris in the production of iTMRW.  Stephanie holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Rhode Island College and MFA in Choreography from Smith College.