Stephanie Saywell is a choreographer, dancer, poet, clown, mime, and musician from Groton, MA. She holds a BA in Dance and a BA in Written Arts from Bard College, where she was also the recipient of the Ana Itelman Prize for Choreography in 2014. In June 2015 she completed the Dell’ Arte International School of Physical Theatre’s Professional Training Program where she studied commedia, melodrama, mask, clown, mime, and devised theatre. In addition to apprenticing for and dancing repertory by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Stephanie has had the pleasure of dancing for Witness Relocation, ANIMALS, Paul Matteson, Peter Kyle, Peggy Florin, Sam Asa Pratt, Ainesh Madan and Brian Feigenbaum. She has performed at the Judson Memorial Church, Dixon Place, CPR, NYLA, DAI's Carlo Theatre, Green Space and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In 2016 she was one of twelve emerging choreographers chosen for Doug Varone's DEVICES 3 choreography intensive and mentorship program, and is a 2017 recipient of the STREB GO! Commissioning Program for Emerging Artists. Her work has been shown at the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics, Gibney Dance, NYLA, Green Space and the Richard B. Fisher Performing Arts Center at Bard College.