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choreographer

Stephanie Lynette Burton, American choreographer. Recipient Friends of Music award Indiana University, 1979, Honors award Indiana University, 1980-1981. Member Chicago Dance Coalition, Indiana University Ballet Theater.

Background

Burton, Stephanie Lynette was born on March 28, 1961 in Monroe, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Floyde and Margaret Burton.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Ballet, Indiana University, 1982. Dance center ballet department, Bolshoi Music Academy, 1989.

Career

Assistant instructor, Indiana U., Bloomington, Indiana, 1982-1983;ballet mistress, Afro American Dance Company, Bloomington, 1981-1982;faculty, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1988-1989;faculty, Purdue University, W. Lafayette, Indiana, since 1989. Dance instructor National Youth Sports Program, Chicago, 1990-1991, Zion Lutheran Church, since 1979. Dancer, choreographer Joseph Holmes Dance Center, Chicago, since 1990.

Producer and artistic director The Dance Drug Free concert, Chicago. Founder, artist director The Burton Project dance company, Chicago. Premier performance at David Pusch dance studio.

Dance coordinator and workshop instructor National Lutheran Conference, Dallas Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Actress appearing in No Mercy, Big Shots, Adventures in Baby Sitting, Above The Law, The Father Clements Story, Sable, Soda Cracker, Opportunity Knocks, The Howard Beach Story, Father Jim. Comedian in field. Dancer, choreographer Afro American Dance Company, Joel Hall Dancer, Atlantic City Ballet, Indiana University Ballet Theater, Yes God Is Real, University Wisconsin, Purdue University, Daley College.

Membership

Member Chicago Dance Coalition, Indiana University Ballet Theater.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hip hop dancing, roller skating, swimming.

Connections

father:
Floyde Burton

mother:
Margaret Burton