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Stephanie Nowak

Stephanie Nowak is entering her 16th year at Bataille Academie teaching ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, modern and pointe. She is also a certified Zumba instructor.  This will be her third season as Assistant Director of Integrity Dance Project.  Stephanie has taught at various studios and public schools in the Chicagoland area as well as in Rockford and Dekalb. While on scholarship at Northern Illinois University, Stephanie received her Bachelor's of Fine Arts degree in Theater and Dance Performance.   She is a member of Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM), has studied under the direction of Joel Hall and trained with the Joel Hall Dancers, Rosemary Doolas with Chicago Dance Medium, Randy Newsome (Salt Creek Ballet and former dance director at NIU), Paula Frasz, Kirby Reed, Judy Chitwood (Cincinnati Ballet and dance director of NIU), Bruce Stegman, Randy Duncan among many others from across the United States. Stephanie's career as a dancer includes industrial work, concert work with various choreographers, Chicago Dance Medium and Dancewerks Dance Production Company.  Stephanie has enjoyed working in the competition industry with Applause Talent Presentations.  When she is not dancing, Stephanie enjoys family time with her husband David, daughter Taylor, son Payton and their three dogs Cassidy, CeCe and Chloe. She also likes shopping, painting, long walks with her dogs and Italian food!

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