Stefanya

Stefanya is a professional entertainer with more than 20 years of professional dance experience. Beginning her dance training in Kansas, Stefanya is currently residing in Hollywood California, at the heart of the American dance scene, where she is working as a dancer, actress, and choreographer. Stefanya has dedicated herself to the fundamentals of her art, with extensive training classical forms of dance. Using a strong foundation in classical styles she mergers dances from multiple world traditions and western techniques to create a refined, energetic interpretation of Egyptian raks sharki. As a passionate and disciplined performer, Stefanya is the epitome of artistic accomplishment. in 2011 Stefanya open the L. A. Bellydance Academy with the vision to assist other dancers In achieving their personal dance goals. In Stefanya’s classes, students are encouraged to focus on the technical aspect of dance in a fun and creative ways. These classes like all LABA classes are designed to take the student to the next level in their dance journey. 2020 was launch of The L. A. Bellydance Academy members-only online dance program. In addition to in-person class the studio is now offering dance classes online. It’s easy to join and even easier to stay motivated with live streaming classes, zoom interaction, speciality workshops with international artist and hours of reviewable education content and classes. New members are always welcome to join at www.labellydanceacademy.com It was Stefanya’s style and finesse that caught the eye of renowned producer Miles Copeland and she immediately begins performing with the “BELLYDANCE SUPERSTARS.” Since then she has appeared in the Bellydance Superstars DVD’s; “30 Days to Vegas” “Babelesque: Live from Tokyo,” “The Art of Bellydance Live from Shanghai” and the newly released 3D DVDs vol. I and II all under the stage name of Stefanya. Taking dance to new heights, Stefanya made headlines as a featured stilt dancer in the world premiere of “Stilt World” and in the Bellydance Superstars’ stage production “Raqs Carnival”. Performing internationally as an ensemble member and solo artist, Stefanya has graced the stage in more the 30 countries throughout the world at such venues as, The Las Vegas Flamingo, Folies Berger Paris, France, Glastonbury Music and Arts Festival England, Casino de Monte Carlo, Monaco, with an exclusive performance for the Royal Family of Monaco. She has also performed at the American Choreography Awards, Jazz Dance LA, and at the “Focus Fish Flying Circus” She can be seen on screen in numerous national and international commercial campaigns, television shows, and films, with the distinct honor of working with personalities such as tap dance legend Jimmy Slyde, fitness culturalist Kathy Smith, talk show host Kelly Rippa and supermodel Heidi Klum. Positively unique, she is an exotic flower, blooming with every beat in rhythm.