Stephanie Shapiro-Hakun
New York, NY
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Stephanie Shapiro-Hakun

Stephanie S.

New York, NY
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Levels taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Group Choreography and Flash Mobs * Private Lessons * Group Dance Classes *
Dance Lessons for Private Parties & Dance Events * Body Movement
Wedding Dance Choreographer: First Dance * Father/Daughter * Mother/Son
Dance Styles: Lindy Hop * Charleston (20's & Modern) * Salsa (on 1 & on 2) * West Coast Swing * Hustle * Balboa Collegiate Shag * Ballroom: Foxtrot, Waltz, Rumba, Cha Cha, Quickstep, Viennese Waltz, American Tango

About Stephanie S.

Hi, there! My name is Stephanie and I can't wait to meet you! I've been teaching private lessons since 2008 and have loved helping my students move, feel good about what they are learning, and accomplishing their goals they set forth.

I am currently available to teach lessons at your home, virtual via zoom or via rental studio. I'm a personable and energetic person and my teaching style is creative, fun and serious. I look forward to helping you reach your goals!

I received my training in partner dancing at several dance studios since May of 2000. and prior to that studied movement and dance at the University of Georgia & a Bachelor of Arts degree with a minor in Psychology (12/1992) and at AADA/NY (1993).

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Experience

Dance & Movement Instructor and Choreographer
May 2008 - Present

Private business

Sole Proprietor of all while working for several different studios in the New York City and Stamford, CT

Dance Instructor
May 2012 - Jun 2020

You Should Be Dancing Dance Studio

Dance Instructor and Wedding Choreographer

Dance Instructor
May 2008 - May 2012

Sandra Cameron Dance Center

Dance Instructor, Wedding Choreographer

Education

Acting
Feb 1993 - Sep 1993

Academy of Dramatic Arts NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Sep 1987 - Dec 1992

University of Georgia

Languages

English

Fluent / Native Proficiency

Hebrew

Limited Proficiency

Awards

Honors in Silver Medal Exams
Jun 2010

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Honors in Bronze in Medal Exams
Jun 2010

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Honors in Bronze Medal Exams
Jun 2009

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)
Jun 2009

Honors in Bronze & Silver Medal Exams

Honors in Bronze and Silver in Medal Exams
Jun 2008

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Honors in Bronze Medal Exams
Jun 2008

Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD)

Affiliations

SAG-AFTRA
Feb 2000
SAG-AFTRA represents approximately 160,000 actors, announcers, broadcast journalists, dancers, DJs, news writers, news editors, program hosts, puppeteers, recording artists, singers, stunt performers, voiceover artists and other media professionals. SAG-AFTRA members are the faces and voices that entertain and inform America and the world. With national offices in Los Angeles and New York, and local offices nationwide, SAG-AFTRA members work together to secure the strongest protections for media artists into the 21st century and beyond.

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