Stephanie Kaiser is a graduate of Point Park University. She graduated Magna Cum laude, earning a bachelors degree in Dance with a jazz concentration and a business administration minor. Stephanie danced with the Playhouse Dance Company in Pittsburgh, PA for three years; performing numerous contemporary, modern, jazz, ballet and tap pieces. With the company she had the privilege to perform works set by top choreographers such as Lauri Stallings, Edgar Zendejas, Mark Taylor, Kiki Lucus, Brenda Bufalino, Ron Tassone, Kiesha Lalama-White and Doug Bentz. Stephanie had her last performance with the Playhouse Dance Company at the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh. She performed as a soloist in Kiesha Lalama-White’s piece “Going Going Gone” at the Jazz Dance World Congress at the Harris Theater in Chicago, Illinois. Stephanie completed an internship at Broadway Dance Center in NYC. While living in New York City she performed in numerous works by Salim Gauwloos, taught contemporary jazz classes at Peridance and Broadway Dance Center, and worked with the Pulse on Tour. Stephanie is a fully certified Pilates mat and apparatus instructor and enjoys incorporating the Pilates method into her dance training. She has been teaching dance for over seven years and is excited to be back in Albany, ready to meet new students and help them develop as dancers.