BiographyDisney’s first National Tour of the Tony award-winning Musical Newsies. Stephanie landed the coveted role of ‘Katherine Plumber’ while studying for finals during her senior year at the University of Michigan. She subsequently graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.F.A. in Musical Theatre. Stephanie embarked on her first national tour at age 12, playing the role of Louisa von Trapp in the Broadway tour of The Sound of Music, alongside Tony Award-nominated actor Jonathan Groff. Stephanie’s New York debut was the following year in the principal role of The Rose at Lincoln Center in the New York City Opera’s production of The Little Prince directed by Francesca Zambello. During Stephanie’s high school career, she won a Tommy Tune award for Best Leading Actress in her role as Janet van de Graaff in The Drowsy Chaperone. This led to a nomination for the Jimmy Award in New York City, where Stephanie was a top-three finalist. That same year, Stephanie won the regional English-Speaking Union Shakespeare Competition, and advanced to National Finals at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. In addition to her many theatre credits, Stephanie recently made her feature film debut in The Submarine Kid produced by Coronet Films and starring Finn Wittrock and Emilie de Ravin. Stephanie has performed in concerts at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.