Photo Courtesy of Dirty Sugar

Photo Courtesy of Dirty Sugar

Stephanie Klemons

Founder | Katie's Art Project

Producer| [the art project]

Stephanie is an award-winning Broadway performer and Choreographer from Central New Jersey.

She is Associate Choreographer and an Original Cast Member of Broadway's smash hit HAMILTON! Along with the company she helped lead the show to it's record-breaking 16 Tony Nominations and 11 wins, including one for Best Choreography. The cast album also broke records, making it to #1 not only on the Musical chart, but also on the Rap chart. It went Platinum shortly thereafter, winning the Grammy Award. As Associate Choreographer, she continues her work with HAMILTON!  through casting and maintaining the multiple companies on Broadway, Chicago, the West Coast, and the West End in London.

Stephanie and Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler have worked together extensively over the last 10 years, beginning as an Original Cast Member and Dance Captain for the Broadway & Off-Broadway productions of In The Heights, Lin Manuel's first Broadway hit. Along with the Original Cast, she sang on the Grammy-winning album, won an AACP Diversity Award, and a Drama Desk Award for "Outstanding Ensemble in a Musical". After performing in the Broadway cast for more than a year, she went on to set the first national tour as Associate Choreographer. With Andy, Stephanie served as Associate Choreographer of Bring It On, The Musical on Broadway. Additionally, she was a member of the Original Broadway Cast of If/Then featuring Idina Menzel & Anthony Rapp, directed by Michael Greif and featured on the Grammy Nominated Cast Album.

In the commercial world, Stephanie recently choreographed for Victoria's Secret and Vogue working with legendary director, Jeff Madoff, filmmaker Gordon Von Steiner, and supermodels Adrianna Lima, Candice Swanepool and Ana Barros. She serves as choreographer for the New Deco Orchestra, a New York based Musical Experience, and has choreographed for CBS’ How I Met Your Mother, as well as danced and set pieces for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and American Dance Machine at The Joyce. For two year Stephanie was commissioned to create pieces for New York's hottest dance team, NBA's BROOKLYNETTES

Stephanie gives a master class at R.Evolucion Latina

Stephanie gives a master class at R.Evolucion Latina

In addition to performing and choreographing, Stephanie has taught at Broadway Dance Center, Stella Adler, N.Y.C.D.A., Alvin Ailey and the Joffrey and enjoys providing classes for many non-profits including Sunrise, R.Evolucion Latina, and Broadway Inspirational Voices. 

Brandon Schneider

Associate Producer | [the art project]

Brandon is excited to join Stephanie on the journey of producing [the art project] and growing Katie's Art Project. He joins KAP with diverse experience as a performer and art administrator. Brandon believes in the impact that visual and performing arts can have on the life of every individual, as his experiences with visual and performing arts have shaped him as a leader and performer.    

Learn more about Brandon