Ms. Nugent serves on full-time faculty at California Institute of the Arts, teaching contemporary technique, improvisation and composition, and she is an active member of the Los Angeles dance community. She co-hosts a weekly contact improvisation jam at the Glendale Moose Lodge, and teaches master classes/workshops through festivals, schools, and studios.
Nugent's creative and performance work has been presented nationally and internationally through her company Nugent Dance and other companies including Keith Johnson/Dancers, Victoria Marks and Dancers, Ririe Woodbury Dance Company, Della Davidson's Push Productions and Malashock Dance and Company.
She has served as a board member of Center Stage Theater in Santa Barbara, on a special advisory board for the Durfee Foundation's ARC grant, and currently serves as Vice President and Treasurer of Iridian Arts Inc.
The Wave is Back!
Join Stephanie Nugent in her seconded by-annual contemporary dance intensive! Summer Wave will be particularly exciting as Nugent will be joined her by collaborator, award-winning playwright and director Virginia (Vicki) Grise.
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one leg out
A New Solo Project with Choreographer Christie Nelsen Sala
A New Project
w/ playwright Virginia Grise
will be presented at the Santa Cruz Fringe Festival, July 2013!
Ririe Woodbury Dance Company
A New Commission 2013
Eastside CI LAB Jam!
Each week host Jill Cooper, Stephanie Nugent, or Shel Wagner Rasch offers brief introduction to a contact improvisation technique or concept, leading into open jamming.
Perfect for anyone new to CI and seasoned improvisors alike.
Come join in the fun!
Presented by Iridian Arts Inc. Scored is an evening of Scores for live music and dance improvisation with Contact Improvisors Stephanie Nugent, Shel Wagner Rasch and Jones Welsh, and musicians Robin Cox, Maggie Parkins, and Jeff Schwartz. This evening was presented as part of Iridian Arts' series at Art Share LA.
Yes is Not Passive and other stories
Presented by Nugent Dance and Iridian Arts Inc., this evening of dance theater on the physical and emotional dynamics involved in saying "yes" finished its California season with two performances at ARC Pasadena.
Contemporary Dance Intensive