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Stephanie Klemons



What I said was, When exceptional people hold a mirror up, let them, and when they tell you who they are, believe them.
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#portrait #candid #flying #home πŸ“·: @joshgrosso Woke up this am to find out our General Admission tix had sold out!! We just released some holds, but if you were planning on coming to check out the art, @karlapunogarcia's dance film performed by members of @hamiltonmusical & @bandstandbway, all while raising $ for an exceptional cause... you betta hurryyyyyyyy πŸ••πŸ•šπŸ•ŸπŸ•€ katiesartproject.org 4 tix ....and then you remember  @thedavid_delrio is in the world and it's all gonna be OK πŸ‘ŒπŸΌ #lifeafter #cloheights #thecomedown #vanessa #champagne @gennylis & @cameronanika @joshgrosso @billymason07 πŸ€£πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ˜˜ So this is it, make a farewell speech.... #finalshow #cloHeights @pittsburghclo can't describe how grateful I am for bringing me back #Home! β€οΈπŸŽΆπŸ’ƒπŸ½ On RIGHT: July 15, 2007
Intermission closing night Off-Broadway Ladies and Gentlemen, #AprilOrtiz Mom & Cousin had a long day of sightseeing, so I figured, bringing coffee to a restaurant - makes sense... well, IT'S BEER #mamawasarollingstone #badass #rulebreaker #beeradaykeepsthedocaway  #family @treereadingqueen @hcrainb Love is in the details. An oddly curated exhibit filled with gems about Horseradish, Mr. Rogers, and Hamilton-era attire. Thanks @historycenter Dancing through this press tour like.... @joshgrosso @pittsburghclo (2nd stop KDKA) Quote in pic a fave by Willa Cather,
early 1900's Pulitzer Prize winning female author.

No one tells your story like you; speak up.  #whotellsyourstory 
Can't wait to get out there this week and tell ours seven more times. πŸ™πŸΌ: @lizkimball @baldy_michael @pittsburghclo This sums it up... Spent the last week highlighting the darkness, and making room for growth where there If you don't already know about the event I'm producing in NYC July 23rd... first of all, what? Second of all, link in my bio. #theartproject #whatisalegacy #pediatriccancer #contribution #artsaveslives #notforprofit #TIXONSALENOW This girl has been around Heights almost as long as I have! It was an honor to see your face out there Stef! Off-Broadway, Broadway and beyondddd #heightsfam #mademenervous😡 I want to shout out to my fave fan, Lea from Germany. They don't make 'em any more supportive than you. Thanks for all the love. ❀️(DISCLAIMER: this pic has been reshared 3x's, so it's triple filtered #REALTALK)
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#Repost @stephanie_klemons_fan Last night was a dream come true. A real-life, absolute, somebody pinch me dream come true. Want to thank @kdkaradio and @manginokdka for keeping @joshgrosso and I busy in the final hour before our Opening so we had no time for nerves. @pittsburghclo #InTheHeights #wepAAAAA I dedicate this #tbt to a man I have had the good fortune of working alongside for ():@ It's too bad we're not having any fun... Ladies of Heights! #rooftop #nights @pittsburghclo The future IS female..compassion for however you're feeling this 4th USA. Angry, grateful, left-out... there's space for all of it. There's SPACE FOR ALL OF US. #thenewPATRIOTISM #TAKEITBACK #EdithAmmon #ladyboss #july4th #pittsburgh Yo it's the 4th of July... it's time to party! I can't think of a better way to spend it! #gratefulAF @pittsburghclo #InTheHeights #lookatthefireworks

Stephanie Klemons is the Associate Choreographer of Broadway's smash hit Hamilton! Also an Original Cast member she helped lead the company to its’ record-breaking 16 Tony Nominations and 11 wins, including one for Best Choreography. She sang on the Grammy-winning cast album that went platinum on the musical and rap charts.

In the commercial world Stephanie has choreographed commercials for Victoria's Secret and Vogue. Recently she helped filmmaker director Gordon Von Steiner reimagine George Michael's "Freedom" video for Vogue with supermodels Adrianna Lima, Anna Ewers and others. She serves as choreographer for the New Deco Orchestra, a New York based Musical Experience, and has choreographed for CBS “How I Met Your Mother, as well as danced and set pieces for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and American Dance Machine at The Joyce. Two years in a row she has been commissioned to create pieces for New York's hottest dance team, NBA's Brooklynettes.

Stephanie and Andy Blankenbuehler have worked together extensively over the last 10 years. First as the original Co-Dance Captain and swing for the Broadway & Off-Broadway productions of In The Heights, Lin Manuel's first Broadway hit. Along with the original Cast, she sang on the Grammy-winning album, won an AACP Diversity Award, and a Drama Desk Award for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical". After performing in the show for over a year, she went on to set the first national tour as Associate Choreographer. She joined him again to create Bring It On, The Musical on Broadway as Associate Choreographer. She helped to cast and set the first and second National tours of the show, as well as playing the role of “Alexis” in the original out-of-town try-out. Stephanie is a Carbonell Award Nominee for her work on In The Heights at Actor’s Playhouse in Miami. She continues to enjoy teaching master classes around the country for companies putting on In the Heights in schools and regionally.
She's provided additional choreography for four new numbers in a musical otherwise choreographed by Andy titled Zelda which ran at Flatrock Playhouse, titled Waiting For The Moon. She’s been involved in Only Gold, since its’ inception; a musical conceived, directed and choreographed by Andy.

New work includes the original Broadway cast of If/Then, the first National Tour of Bombay Dreams directed by Baayork Lee.  She will be re-conceiving Tea with Chachaji as Director and Choreographer for the New York Children's Theater 2017 season. She was also a part of the original Off-Broadway company of Repo, the Genetic Opera before it became a cult hit film. Automatic Superstar which gave her the opportunity to perform in a professional musical, as well as choreograph its’ second incarnation.

Stephanie is very active in the non-profit and teaching world as well. In addition to master classes Stephanie has taught at Broadway Dance Center, Stella Adler, N.Y.C.D.A. and the Joffrey and enjoys providing classes for many non-profits including Sunrise, R.Evolucion Latina, and Broadway Inspirational Voices. Stephanie has a non-profit of her own called Katie’s Art Project that connects children with terminal illnesses and artists in order to support the creation of lasting legacies through artwork and started the "Facebook of Non-Profits" DIDIDOTHAT.ORG



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