Stephanie was raised in Hillsboro, Oregon. She began her dance training at New Vision Dance Center and was heavily involved with the New Vision Dance Company. Stephanie received her B.A. in Dance and minor in Business Administration from the University of Oregon in 2015. There she performed in many faculty and student productions, including a piece from guest choreographer Mark Haim. In her fourth year at University of Oregon, she was elected Public Relations board member for Dance Oregon, a student run organization that provides free dance classes for the community. Stephanie also studied dance abroad in London, England at the University of Roehampton. She studied various dance courses including; ballet, modern release, choreography, and Cunningham technique. Now in the Portland area, Stephanie will be teaching at New Vision Dance Center and studying with Muddy Feet Contemporary Dance Company.