Stephanie Orza
Trainee Program Director

Ballet Idaho Trainee Program Director

Stephanie began her training in 1992 with the San Francisco Ballet School where she danced with both School and Company for the next ten years. In 2002, Stephanie moved to Boise, Idaho and danced with Ballet Idaho’s School and Company for one year. She then moved to Basel, Switzerland to dance with the Basel Ballet School and Company for one year. Stephanie came back to the states in 2004 and joined the Inland Pacific Ballet as a principal dancer, dancing there for eight years. Stephanie’s teaching and choreographing career also began at the Inland Pacific Ballet in 2005. In 2011, Stephanie moved to Portland, Oregon where she instructed and choreographed for The Portland Ballet, Bodyvox, Westside Dance Academy, Allegro Dance Academy, Center for Movement Arts, and Polaris Dance Theater. Stephanie moved back to Boise, Idaho, and joined the Ballet Idaho faculty in 2018.

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