Stephanie is an actress, dancer & teacher/choreographer. She is currently repped by GVA Talent agency, McGuffin Management & APA in Los Angeles. She was nominated for prestigious "Faust" For Best Actress while with Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch and is a Dance Magazine "25 To Watch" for 2019.
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 where she studied acting, dance, and also received a minor in Business Studies.
She joined the Batsheva Dance Company Ensemble in August 2015, performing work by Ohad Naharin, Sharon Eyal, and Danielle Agami. She then went on to join internationally acclaimed Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch as an actress and professional dancer, 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.
She then focused her attention acting, appearing in Netflix Original TV series "Greenhouse Academy." She currently trains with acclaimed acting studio Lesly Kahn & Co, Margie Haber Studios & Ted Sluberski. Most recently, she starred as "Eugenie" in Melanie Laurent's "Eugenie's Tears," as well as "Broken Theater" by Bobbi Jene Smith.
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 Project, SoulEscape Dance Company & most recently Wayne State University premiering Dec 2021.
Stephanie creates and 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. She also teaches BOXING at The JYIM in Los Angeles.