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Steffi Cheong

“The 3 P's...Passion, Persistence, & Patience applies to almost everything in my life.”


STEFFI CHEONG, from Murray Hill, NJ, began training at the New Jersey Dance Theater Ensemble at age 10 under the artistic direction and mentorship of Nancy Turano. She has had the opportunity to perform works by Robert Battle, Jean Emile, Fabrice Lamego, David Parsons, Bradley Shelver, and Kate Skarpetowska and has been a student of the inspiring Alexandra Wells. Steffi received her B.F.A. in Dance from SUNY Purchase in May 2011, where she had the opportunity to learn and perform works by Bella Lewitzky, Belinda McGuire, and Paul Taylor. She has studied in Burgos, Spain, performing José Limón’s Missa Brevis at the Teatro Principal, as well as at Vancouver Arts Umbrella and Ballet British Columbia in Canada where she performed Jill Johnson’s As Yet Unnamed. Steffi joined DanceWorks Chicago in March 2011 and relocated to San Francisco to join ODC/Dance in September 2013.