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IU High School Dance Intensive 2016!
July 10 - 22
Indiana University -Bloomington
Nugent has recently been named Artistic Director of this annual festival for high school students considering a profession in dance. This two week festival boasts a team of Internationally renown teachers who offer teens from throughout the US an intensive immersion into a broad range of dance styles and creative experiences. Participants live in the college dorms under the supervision of seasoned RA's who offer excursions and activities designed to introduce attendants to the IU Campus and the greater city of Bloomington, IN.

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SFDI 2016
July 31st - August 7
Velocity Dance Center
Seattle, WA
EDGY BUSINESS and FALLING ON PURPOSE in Contact Improvisation // Mid-Day Intensive with Stephanie Nugent and Shel Wagner Rasch REGISTER Aug 1-3 + Aug 5-6
This intensive invites intermediate and advanced contact improvisers to name and nudge their CI edges in a supportive and play-filled environment. The week will include scores that encourage extended investigations, game structures designed to animate our inner imps, handy skills for falling and flying, and facilitated Lab-ing. Steph and Shel who always enjoy teaching together are delighted to invite participants to collaborate in an experience full of challenge, play, and collective discovery.

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Oct. 7-12, 2016
The Christine Center
W8303 Mann Rd, Willard, WI 54493

After attending and teaching at this unique and deeply cherished Contact Improvisation Retreat, Stephanie has been invited to serve as Artistic Director for GLACIER 2016-2017.

More information to come soon!

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Mapping the Aether
Indianapolis Museum of Art, TOBY Theater 
January 21 & 23, 2016

An evening of new and experimental dance/theater performance by Nugent Dance artists Suzanne Lappas and Stephanie Nugent, with choreography by Selene Carter, Keith Johnson, and Nugent/ Lappas. Mapping the Aether was presented by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and was made possible, in part, with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


Review by Lou Harry of the Indianapolis Business Journal

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I am Going to Dance for You Now
February 27th
Wellspring Theater @ The Epic Center
Tkts at the door - cash only
$10/ $5 students / kids under 10 Free
Stephanie will perform Remembering the Reds While Traveling This Sensitive Pink Earth choreographed by Keith Johnson, which premiered in January 2016 on Nugent Dance's Mapping the Aether presented by the Indianapolis Museum of Art in The TOBY.

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Indiana Arts Commission Grant
Stephanie Nugent receives a 2015, Indiana Arts Commission's Individual Artist Project Grant to support development of Nugent Dance's premiere concert in Indiana.

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Nugent Dance Moves to Indiana!
After 18 years based in Southern California, Stephanie Nugent has relocated to Indianapolis, IN where she has already enjoyed opportunities to collaborate with some wonderful mid-west artists including improvisors Sarah Gottlieb, Marielle Abell, Greg Burdulis, Hollly Jaycox, and Andrew Brightman, arts organizations GLACIER, Motus Dance Theater, Big Robot, Big Car Garage, TedX Indy, Art in Odd Places, and Indy Convergence, choreographer Selene Carter, and dance artist Suzanne Lappas
(Photo: Stephanie Nugent and Suzanne Lappas in Katherinette by Selene Carter, photographed by Jeremy Hogan)

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In-Development with playwright Virginia Grise. Stay tuned for updates!