Stephanie Dufresne

Stephanie is a dancer / actor / singer based in Dublin, Ireland. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Dance at the renowned Rotterdam Dance Academy (Codarts) in the Netherlands in 2012. Since then she has performed both nationally and internationally in works by Luca Silvestrini, Nuno Silva, Marguerite Donlon, John Scott, Jefta van Dinther, Liz Roche, Emma Martin, John Heginbotham, Ariel Cohen and Osnat Kelner to name but a few.

Stephanie completed the Screen Acting programme at the Irish Film Academy Course at “Bow Street” and has already worked with the Director, Jim Sheridan.

Most recently Stephanie appeared in the lead role as Karen in THE RED SHOES directed by Selina Cartmell at the Gate Theatre. Stephanie is currently appearing in Irish National Opera’s major new production ORFEO ed EURIDICE directed by Emma Martin for the Galway International Arts Festival 2018. She will next perform GIRL SONG in Groningen, Netherlands as part of the Noorderzon Festival.

Later this year, Stephanie will be seen in THE BYSTANDER, an intriguing and adventurous dance-theatre production by multi-award winning dance innovators Junk Ensemble.

Stephanie was born in New Jersey, USA and subsequently lived in Grenoble, France; Maastricht, The Netherlands; and Kinvara, County Galway, Ireland.