Stacey Printz, Artistic Director of Printz Dance Project (PDP), with her company has performed in San Francisco for 20 years, and toured across the nation and internationally in Russia, Lithuania, Ireland, The Virgin Islands, and Mexico. Printz was nominated for an Isadora Duncan Dance Award (Izzie) for her 2011 work Hover Space, and her work GLASSlands was presented at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in 2018. Early 2020, Printz was offered a residency at The REACH at The Kennedy Center, developing a new show, Ink and Bone, which PDP will premiere in November 2021. Printz’s choreography credits in theater/multi-genre, performing arts pieces include: As You Like It at Cal Shakes, Aaron Davidman’s Wrestling Jerusalem, Sarah Shourd’s The Box, Washington D.C.’s Woolly Mammoth Theater production of The Arsonists, Marc Bamuthi Joseph’s internationally recognized works, Scourge, The Break/s, the Bessie nominated Red, Black & Green: a blues, and /peh-LO-tah/, which toured the country. In addition she has choreographed many regional musical theater productions (including Ragtime, West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Grease and more).
Printz has taught her hybrid contemporary-jazz technique across the United States, including places such as New York (Broadway Dance, NYU, Peridance), Los Angeles, Memphis, Arizona, Colorado, Utah and Internationally (including Italy, Switzerland, Denmark, Austria, Ireland, Russia, Germany and more). In the Bay Area, Printz is on faculty at Alonzo King LINES Dance Center, where she has been on faculty for 20 years, taught for the M.F.A program at A.C.T, and often teaches at RoCo Dance MV, and Shawl-Anderson Dance Center in Berkeley. Printz graduated cum laude from UC Irvine with degrees in sociology and dance. For more info on classes and performances: printzdance.org
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