Presenters and Guest Artists


Stephanie Milling is the interim chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance, interim dance program director, and the head of dance education at the University of South Carolina. She holds a Ph.D. in Dance and M.A. in Women’s Studies from Texas Woman’s University, and an M.A in Dance Education from New York University. Milling’s training enabled her to perform with several prestigious ballet and modern dance companies, including Dayton Ballet, Berkshire Ballet, and Tressor Dance Company. Dr. Milling has also taught in a variety of environments, including public schools within the New York City Department of Education, Texas Christian University, Texas Woman’s University, and the University of North Texas. She previously served as assistant dean for the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University. Dr. Milling helped author the 2010 and 2017 SC Standards for Dance Education and has been an active arts advocate in the state and nation, receiving the SC Dance Association’s Advocacy Award in 2012. In 2012, she was elected to serve as a board member for the South Carolina Arts Alliance, and currently occupies the role of president for the organization. In 2013, she was elected to serve a three-year term on the Arts Education Council at Americans for the Arts where she regularly wrote for ARTSblog on topics relating to Arts Education and Advocacy. Her artistic and academic work has appeared in venues such as the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, the Joyce Soho in New York City, the D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival in Brooklyn, N.Y., Piccolo Spoleto, and the Journal of Dance Education, Dance Education in Practice, and other national and international publications.

Additional presenters include arts educators from CSU and across Colorado as well as education and integrated arts specialists.



Past Presenters