After graduating from Rambert Ballet School, Stephanie (ARAD (dip PDTC)) performed as a classical ballet dancer as well as pursuing a successful West End and TV career.
Having retired as a performer Stephanie gained her teaching qualification on the Professional Dancers Teachers Course from The Royal Academy of Dance. Following a position as resident ballet teacher at Bush Davies School she went to Hong Kong as Senior Ballet Mistress for the feeder school to the Hong Kong Ballet Company. On her return to England she joined the Urdang Academy as Head of Students and after Leonie Urdang’s death became Principal. Stephanie regularly lectures at the Royal Academy of Dance and the British Ballet Organisation on vocational teaching practice.