TEACHING EXPERIENCE
George Mason University
(Fairfax, Virginia)
Adjunct Professor of Theatre​ (2018-present)

Curriculum:
THR 306-Movement in Musical Theatre
THR 191-Practical Theatre Seminar: Musical Theatre Dance Audition Portfolio

Choreographer for upcoming main stage productions of Big River and Merrily We Roll Along.

University of Maryland University College
(College Park, Maryland)
Adjunct Professor of Theatre & Humanities (2007-present)
Adjunct Associate Professor of Theatre (2002-2007)

Curriculum:
ENGL 406-Seminar in Shakespeare Studies (OL)
HUMN 100-Introduction to Humanities (F2F,OL and Hybrid)
THET 110-Introduction to Theatre (F2F, OL and Hybrid)
THET 120-Acting I 
THET 320-Acting II​ 

2017, 2016 UMUC Professional Achievement Award
2013, 2011 & 2010 Stanley J. Drazek Teaching Excellence Award (nom.) 

Read a letter from the Dean of Undergraduate Studies 
praising Stefan's work at UMUC

Read a UMUC Faculty Focus Article on Stefan

University of Virginia (SCPS)
(Alexandria, Virginia)
Adjunct Professor of Theatre (2012-2017)

Curriculum
ISHU 3951-Exploring Theatre (F2F)
ISHU 3952-Discovering Acting (F2F)

James Madison University
(Harrisonburg, VA)
Guest Artist (2016)

George Washington University
(Washington, D.C.)
Guest Artist (2014)
Choreographer for main stage production of Urinetown.

Georgetown University
(Washington, D.C.)
Guest Artist (2010)
Choreographer for Chicago.

George Mason University
(Fairfax, VA)
Guest Artist (2005)

The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts
(Georgetown, Washington, D.C.)​ 
Movement/Acting Faculty (2003-2007)

Curriculum: 
Movement for the Actor I & II

Messiah College   
(Grantham, Pennsylvania)
Adjunct Faculty  (J Terms, 1998-2001)

Curriculum:  Stage Combat, Musical Theatre Dance, Musical Theatre Performance

*Choreographer for main stage productions of The Pirates of PenzanceAnything Goes and Once Upon A Mattress
*Fight Director for main stage production of The Pirates of Penzance.

Virginia Commonwealth University   
(Richmond, Virginia)
Adjunct Faculty (1994-1997)

Curriculum:
DAN 121-Movement For The Actor I
DAN 122-Movement For The Actor II
THE 107/108-Introduction To Stage Performance
SPE 120/121-Effective Speech

*Teaching Assistant (T.A.) to Professor/Chair David Leong for the following classes:

THE 691 Physical Acting I 
THE 692 Physical Acting II

*Choreographer for main stage productions of Little Shop of Horrors and 
The Canterbury Tales.
*Fight Director/Movement Coach for main stage production of Little Shop of Horrors and Julius Caesar.


Other Teaching Experience

Imagine Dance Challenge
National Judge (2017-present)

Escuela de Comedia Musical  
(Montevideo, Uruguay)
Visiting Professor of Theatre (2001-2005)

Areas taught (in Spanish) :  Tap, Musical Theatre Dance, specifically the work of 
Bob Fosse, Michael Bennett and Jerome Robbins.

Arlington Center for Dance(Arlington, Virginia)Faculty (2005-2006)
Curriculum:
Adult Tap I & II, Adult Advanced Beginning Jazz, Adult Beginning II Jazz

The Actor's Center(Arlington, Virginia)Guest Instructor (2002-2004)
Area taught:  Unarmed Stage Combat

Encore Stage & StudioTheatre Instructor (2002- 2003)
Areas taught:  Musical Theatre dance, Stage Combat

Ravel Dance StudioGuest Instructor (Fall 2002)
Areas taught: Musical Theatre Dance, specifically the work of Bob Fosse.


Alden Theatre CampGuest Instructor of Theatre (Summer 2001, Summer 2002)
Area taught:  Musical Theatre Dance

Followspot Theatre CampGuest Instructor of Theatre (Summer 2001)Area taught:   Unarmed Stage Combat

School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC)
(Richmond, Virginia)
Instructor of Theatre (1994-1997)

Areas taught:  Tap dance, Musical Theatre Dance, Musical Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre Choreography and Unarmed Stage Combat.

The Steward School 
(Richmond, Virginia) 
Guest Instructor of Theatre (1995)

Areas taught:   Created and taught a theatre course tailored to the needs of children ages 6-10 diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder. Course involved the use of theatre games, acting and movement.


Brushwood's School of Dance 
Guest Instructor (Summer 1994)
Areas taught: Musical Theatre Dance, specifically the work of Bob Fosse.

SELECTED WORKSHOPS/MASTER CLASSES
(Created/Led/Co-Led)

Music Theatre Dance

"Flirting with Fosse" a 3 hour introductory Master workshop on Bob Fosse style movement.  Students perform original Fosse choreography from Liza with A 'Z'
The Pajama Game and other famous Fosse shows.

"Jerome Robbins' Broadway" a 3 hour introductory Master workshop on  Jerome Robbins and his work. Students perform original Robbins choreography 
from West Side Story.

"One Singular Sensation: Michael Bennett" a 3 hour introductory Master workshop on Michael Bennett and his work. Students perform original Bennett choreography from A Chorus Line.

"The Great Music Theatre Choreographers" a 3 hour introductory Master  workshop on the style of  3 great Music Theatre choreographers.  Students get a flavor of the style of Jerome Robbins, Michael Bennett and Bob Fosse and perform original choreography in each style.

"Tap Your Troubles Away"  a 3 hour introductory workshop on the basics of Broadway tap dance.   Students learn basic steps like "f-lap", "shuffle", "cramp roll" and more and combine them to perform a beginning-level combination at the end of the class.

(above 5 workshops also taught in Spanish)

Stage Combat

"Introduction To Unarmed Stage Combat" (also taught in Spanish) an introductory level course for beginning students.  Teaching the basics of unarmed stage combat with an emphasis on safety and self-awareness.

"Introduction to the Rapier" (also taught in Spanish) an introductory level course for beginning students.  Teaching the basics involved in the use of the Rapier as a stage combat weapon.  The basic attacks and perrys are taught with an emphasis on form, safety and self-awareness.

"Introduction to Contemporary Violence" (also taught in Spanish), an introductory level course for beginning students.  Teaching the basics of contemporary violence and its use in modern drama.  Covers the use of props, "variables" and how to stage an effective violence scene when the characters are not trained fighters. 

"Blood, Violence and Mayhem-Creating Realistic Violence on Stage" 
Assistant to David Leong, Broadway/Hollywood Fight Director
Virginia Commonwealth University

"Swashbuckling 101"
Assistant to David Leong, Broadway/Hollywood Fight Director
Virginia Commonwealth University

AFFILIATIONS

Stefan is a member in good standing of the following organizations:

VTA-Virginia Theatre Association (Board Member, Chair - University/College Division)
SDC-Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers 
SAFD-Society of American Fight Directors
ATME-Association of Theatre Movement Educators
ATHE-Association for Theatre in Higher Education
LIMS-Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies, NYC
Imagine Dance Challenge










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