Stephanie, a native of Emmaus, PA is a writer and director for theater and film, currently based in Taos, NM. She has written, directed, and produced over 20 short films, including, And If I Stay, a dark romantic drama shot in Montreal, Canada; the multi-award-winning film,
If I Had A Piano (I'd Play You The Blues), an homage to sensuality, described as "an explorative romance in five movements;" and the forthcoming "Para Todo Mal...Para Todo Bien: The Mezcal Trilogy," a bilingual (Spanish and English) tryptych of short films exploring themes of mishaps that occur due to language barriers and cultural misunderstandings.
Stephanie is the creator, director and host of The "33 and Me" Film Project, where she is traveling to over 33 different countries around the world to meet, interact with and document 33 year old filmmakers. "33 and Me" the series is currently in production.
As a freelance filmmaker and playwright, past clients include Yale University, Urban Stages, Miller Symphony Hall, The Hillhouse Opera Company, and Elie Wiesel. As a playwright, Stephanie's plays and musical comedies have been performed globally.
Stephanie is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts, where she studied in Singapore and received an MFA in writing for screen, television and stage. She has a B.A. from The George Washington University in Dramatic Literature, Music and Creative Writing.
Listen to this podcast interview featuring Stephanie, who discusses her artistic journey and career as an independent filmmaker: Creative Confidential with Bryan Tuk, Episode 3