Stephanie Falciano holds a BFA from Hofstra University in dance and theatre and a MA in School Counseling from Hofstra University.
She was first exposed to ballet during her childhood years followed by studies at the Hofstra University New York in Theater Arts and Dance. She took a semester off from her academic studies to tour China in 1992; she continued dancing abroad with several touring companies, performing in England and Netherlands until 1999. She also attended the School for Film and Television at the Three of US Studios in New York, and acted in several student films for Hofstra TV. She started competing in International Latin and American Rhythm getting ranked #1 nationally in the United States Rising Star Championship in American Rhythm Division in 1998. She has also competed in the Theater Arts Division placing first at the American Star Ball Championship in 2003. Stephanie formalized her ballroom dance training by obtaining Licentiate Degrees in American Rhythm, American Ballroom, International Latin, and Theater Arts from the International Society of Teachers of Dance (USISTD). Stephanie has featured in over 20 episodes of a Ballroom/Latin Public Cable TV Instructional program broadcast over Long Island and New Jersey hosted by Alfonso Triggiani, and conducted invited workshops and performances throughout Long Island, New York and New Jersey.
Stephanie Falciano has been a dance teacher for 20 years and currently owns and runs her own school “Stephanie’s Dance with Us” in Syosset, http://www.stephaniesdancewithus.com/, for children and adults, training candidates for ISTD Certifications, competitions and social occasions. She is also a teacher of dance at the Bronx Public School System.