Stephanie Saywell is a choreographer, performer, poet, clown, musician, and dramaturg 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 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 performing for Witness Relocation, Messenger Theatre, ANIMALS, Paul Matteson, Peter Kyle, Sam Asa Pratt, Ainesh Madan, Brian Feigenbaum, and at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. She is a 2016 graduate of Doug Varone's DEVICES 3 choreography intensive and mentorship program, and a 2017 recipient of the Streb GO! Commissioning Program for Emerging Artists. Her work has been shown at the Streb Lab for Action Mechanics, Triskelion Arts, Gibney Dance, NYLA, Green Space, and the Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College.