Stephanie Ferrari

Stephanie Ferrari

Stephanie Ferrari began dancing ballet at the age of 7 in Miami, where she attended the Martha Mahr School of Ballet. During her early years of training, she danced with the Miami Youth Ballet and Mencia Pikieris School of Dance. After moving to Montevideo, Uruguay as a teen, she trained at La Escuela Nacional de Danza and began her internship as an apprentice for the national ballet company. Stephanie later moved back to Miami to pursue a degree in Early Childhood Education, after which she returned to Uruguay to dance with the Ballet Nacional Del Sodre directed by Julio Bocca. She performed soloist and corps ballet, dancing pas de quatre from Swan Lake, four women variation from Raymonda, Doble Corchea, Nuestros Valse, Le “Bayadere, Giselle, Le Corsaire, The Nutcracker, and many more. She had the privilege of working with choreographers and teachers from all over the world, including Natalia Makarova, Zane Willson, Yanis Pikieris, Julio Bocca, Sara Nieto, Ana Maria Holmes, Oscar Arias, Silvia Bazilis, Raul Candal, Ronald Hynd, and Mauricio Wainrot. After years of dancing with the company, Stephanie realized she wanted to inspire children and adults and began teaching ballet to children as well as company dancers. She came back to Miami to dedicate herself to teaching full time, working with the Miami Youth Ballet and the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet. She is excited to be starting a new chapter of her teaching career in Tampa with Xtreme Dance Company.