Stephanie Godino was born and raised in New York City, and received her Ballet training from M. Craske; V. Pereyslavec and at the Joffrey Ballet School. She danced with companies including Kansas City Ballet; “Lotte Goslar’s Pantomime Circus”; Joffrey 2 Dancers; New York City Opera and the Metropolitan Opera Ballet. Stephanie has taught Ballet and Character Dance at Broadway Dance Center ( Children and Teen program); Peridance (core program); La Guardia H.S.; Ethical Culture Fieldston School; Leggz Ltd. on Long Island and currently at the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC where she has taught children through adults since 1999. In addition to teaching, Stephanie has choreographed and directed opera productions for DiCapo Opera; Bronx Opera and State Repertory Opera of NJ. Stephanie holds a BA in theater and Dance from Empire State (SUNY) College.