Stephanie Anderson is a MA student at New York University, studying Theatre Education for College and Communities. She spent five years in China, teaching theatre to Chinese high school students at Beijing National Day School where she developed a full theatre program from scratch, designing a new black box theatre, directing four main stage musicals, and producing a dozen showcases and student-directed productions. Select directing projects include The Last 5 Years, Hello, Dolly! and Fiddler on the Roof. Favorite roles include Lady Bracknell (Importance of Being Earnest), Shelby (Steel Magnolias), and Sarah (Table Manners). For two years, she also performed twice a month for Beijing Improv and taught bilingual workshops. Since moving to New York, Stephanie has worked as a teaching artists at The Leadership Program and TADA! After devising for NYU Steinhardt’s production of Hear Them Roar, she has become particularly interested in developing new work and using theatre to connect strangers.