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Stephanie is an actress, dancer & teacher/choreographer. She can be currently seen in NYC's hit theater production Sleep No More. She was nominated for prestigious "Faust" For Best Dancer/Actress while with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and is a Dance Magazine "25 To Watch" for 2019.


Stephanie Troyak

Canadian heart, American hustle, European soul - -


Born in Ontario, Canada, Stephanie began dancing at 3 years old. She trained in Toronto, in dance, & film before moving to Dallas, Texas where she graduated from the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. She later graduated with a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.

She joined the Batsheva Dance Company Ensemble in August 2015, performing work by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, and Danielle AgamiShe then went on to join internationally acclaimed Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch performing worldwide, including works by Pina Bausch and new creations by Alan Lucien Øyen & Dimitris Papaioannou. In her first season, she played the role of Anna II in “The Seven Deadly Sins,” and was nominated for the prestigious German Theater prize “Der Faust” 2018 for the category Best Actress for her performance in this role. Following her success as an international performer & artist, the National Arts Center of Canada produced a feature documentary about Stephanie's life and career entitled PORTRAIT: Stephanie Troyak. After 5 years with the company, she relocated back to the US, where she continued off-broadway and dance theater stage appearances including the lead role of "Eugenie" in Melanie Laurent's opera "Eugenie's Tears," and "Broken Theater" by Bobbi Jene Smith. She is currently residing in New York, and playing in NYC's hit immersive theater show Sleep No More playing Lady Macbeth, Lady Macduff, Ms. Danvers and Agnes DeWinter.

After some dabbling into childhood acting such as Molly: An American Girl on the Home Front, Stephanie also wanted to focus more attention on film & TV while at NYU, where she studied with Frank Deahl & Ted Sluberski. Shortly after school, she landed a recurring guest role in 2 seaons of  Netflix Original TV series "Greenhouse Academy." Since then she has appeared in leading roles in features "In the Dark," "House of Dolls," "Strays," guest starring in "The Girlfriend Experience", and upcoming lead in "Five Stars". She currently trains with acclaimed acting studio Lesly Kahn & Co, Margie Haber Studios & Ted Sluberski. 

Stephanie continues to choreograph and create her own work on stage & film. She was selected as a 2012 YoungArts Finalist in Choreography, which later won her the title of U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts semi-finalist. In 2014, her work was selected for the Young Choreographer’s Festival in NY, and since created work in Batsheva Ensemble Creates & "Forget Me Not" in Tanztheater Wuppertal's UNDERGROUND. She has been commissioned to make work for Wanderlust Dance ProjectSoulEscape Dance Company, Wayne State University and solos for dancers at USC, Juilliard, SUNY Purchase and NYU.

Stephanie also creates and guest teaches regularly for companies, studios, intensives, and universities across the globe. She has been a master teacher & choreographer for NYU, USC, CLI Studios, Wayne State University, Sam Houston State University, San Jacinto University, Joffrey School of Dance, Gallim Dance Company, Batsheva Dance Company, SoulEscape, Next Step Dance, Dance Industry Performing Arts Center, and more. 

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