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Cathy Stephens, Artistic Director
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Cathy Stephens, Artistic DirectorCathy Stephens is one of the most popular and skillful dance teachers in North America today. Founder and director of Michigan's Pleasant Moments Vintage Dancers, Cathy has been a professional dance instructor, social dance historian and choreographer since 1984. She served a term as Artistic Director of the Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance in Cincinnati and its performance troupe, The Flying Cloud Historical Dance Ensemble. She is also Artistic Director of Grand Traditions Vintage Dance Academy in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Cathy travels extensively as a historical dance teacher and in her historical persona as "the Itinerant Dance Mistress".
      Recent appearances of note include "The Waltz is Dying" in Cincinnati; Harbourfront in Toronto; the "First Waltz" Viennese Ball in Cleveland; the Lincoln Ball in Fort Wayne, Indiana; the Oberlin Performance Institute; and "Stage Door Canteen," a 1940s period event in Chatham, Ontario.
      You can contact Cathy at

portrait by Swearingen Photography


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