Tracie Stanfield is an award-winning choreographer, educator, creative consultant, and the founder and Artistic Director of SynthesisDANCE in New York City. Her work has been commissioned throughout the US, Canada, Japan, and Latin America. Her signature voice as a choreographer has helped create and define contemporary lyrical movement in concert and commercial dance. Dance Magazine calls her classes "inspiring'” and the Huffington Post UK says Tracie "thrilled and mesmerized with her masterful fusion of contemporary and classical dance forms.” Tracie’s master classes for professional and pre-professional dancers are accessible yet rigorous.
Tracie’s choreography has been presented at Symphony Space, Jazz at Lincoln Center, BAM Fisher, The Duke Theatre, Brooklyn Museum, Rose Nagelberg Theatre, Dixon Place and Untermyer Park in Yonkers. Commissions include The Grier Gala, Caseology Watches, Verismo Opera Company, Tapestry Dance Company, NYC Choreographers’ Ball, Brooklyn Dance Festival Company, Flux Dance Company, and Mesa State University. SynthesisDANCE’s tour through Alaska was funded in part by the NEA and WestAF. The company’s MidWest tour was sponsored by our sister company Flux Dance in Sioux City.
Beyond her work with the Spirit of Elan Award-winning SynthesisDANCE, Tracie served as the Resident Choreographer for the Booking Dance Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is also the Artistic Director of the Brooklyn Dance Festival, and sits on the Advisory Board of Young Choreographers' Festival and a number of dance organizations that promote the future of dance for all audiences. She is a prolific teacher of dance for pre-professional and professional students. Learn more about Tracie at TracieStanfield.com.
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