Stefanie Batten Bland

Choreographic Artist-Artistic Director

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Stefanie Batten Bland (Choreographic Artist, Movement Director) is a Jerome Robbins Awardee whose interdisciplinary practice is embedded in human relationships. She interrogates the preconceived notions embedded within contemporary and historical culture and situates her work at the intersection of installation and dance-theatre in live performance settings.

Her French-American proscenium and installation creations have been commissioned by The Public Theater, LaMama, The Yard, Baryshnikov Arts Center, Singapore Frontier Danceland, TU Dance, Ailey II, Zenon Dance, Harlem Stage, Brooklyn Museum, as well as venues throughout Europe and Asia. SBB has created 11 dance cinema films that have been shown in international festivals from South Africa to Germany.

SBB has created for multiple fashion and gala campaigns including Louis Vuitton, VanCleef & Arpels and Hermés. Her current credits include: Movement Director for the theatrical production of “Eve’s Song” at The Public Theater, choreographer for American Ballet Theater’s new Women’s Movement Initiative (2019-2021), and is a 2019 Fellow for New York University’s Center for the Ballet Arts. SBB has been featured in publications including The New York Times, Dance Magazine, Bouger, Dance Europe Magazine and Marie Claire.

In July of 2019 she completes her MFA in Interdisciplinary Arts with concentration in Performance Creation at Goddard College and lives in SoHo with her family.

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