Stephanie Zaletel | szalt

2019 | 2020


  • November 20-21 | RVCC + Beth Morrison Project’s preview presentation of Performance of Self by Jodie Landau

  • November 17 | Stephanie Zaletel performs for Rosanna Gamson / World Wide Benefit @ NAVEL LA


  • October 20 - November 16 | Residency + Commission for Cornish College of the Arts


  • January 10-14, 2020 | APAP presentation TBA

  • May 27, 2020 | BETH MORRISON PROJECT’S PRESENTS PERFORMANCE OF Self by Jodie Landau @ National Sawdust

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photo by Stefano Altamura

photo by Stefano Altamura

moon& by stephanie zaletel

65 minutes

Composers: Louis lopez + jonathan snipes

lighting design: pablo santiago-brandwein

cast: PAIGE AMICON, lindsey lollie, eden orrick, sarah prinz, amir rappaport, mecca romero, gigi todisco, stephanie zaletel

rehearsal director: jordan saenz

understudies: KAYLA AGUILA, emma wheeleR, kevin zambrano


  • The geffen @ moca

  • redcat

  • California institute of the arts

  • velocity dance center in seattle, wa


  • Ford amphitheater / co-produced by los angeles performance practice

  • LA dance project (preview)

residency support: california institute of the arts, velocity dance center, Loyola marymount university, la dance project’s 2245 choreographic residency

“…a work that veered from meditative stillness and surrender to frenzied states of prolonged rapture and the accompanying struggles—gravitational and otherwise—of what it means to live on this earth.”

-Victoria Looseleaf / Fjord Review

“moon& must be experienced”

-Jeff Slayton / LA Dance Chronicle

photo by Gema Galiana

photo by Gema Galiana

Marshmallow Sea by Stephanie Zaletel

55 minutes

Composer: jonathan snipes

lighting design: pablo santiago-brandwein

cast: ariana daub, Rebeckah goldstone, lindsey lollie, eden orrick, sarah prinz, jordan saenz, amir rappaport, stephanie zaletel

rehearsal director: jordan saenz


  • Breaking Ground Dance Festival - Tempe Center for the Arts in Tempe, AZ


  • The Bootleg Theater / lax festival

  • Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Fe, NM

  • Los ANgeles Dance Festival


  • Velocity Dance Center in Seattle, WA

“hauntingly beautiful, evocative work that brought the audience to its feet”

-Jeff Slayton / LA Dance Chronicle

photo by Becca Green

photo by Becca Green

water stories by stephanie zaletel

50 minutes

Composer: louis lopez

wearable art design: Amabelle Aguiluz

set design and textiles: amabelle aguiluz, clare graham

lighting design: pablo santiago-brandwein

cast: lindsey lollie, julia planine-troiani, sarah prinz, jordan saenz, amir rappaport, stephanie zaletel


  • the brand library in glendale, ca


  • ace hotel rooftop pool in los angeles, ca

  • Los ANgeles River Public art BIENNIAL | women’s center for creative work

  • moryork gallery (world premiere) in los angeles, ca

residency support: moryork gallery

“a high concept work where all the elements glow with unified effect”

-Steven Woodruff / See Dance

photo by Raphael Hernandez

photo by Raphael Hernandez

F L W R S by stephanie zaletel

60 minutes

Composer: louis lopez

set design: alex gaines

lighting design: alex gaines, pablo santiago brandwein

cast: alyssa alden, lindsey lollie, julia planine-troiani, sarah prinz, jordan saenz, amir rappaport, stephanie zaletel


  • the bootleg theater / lax festival


  • highways performance space in santa monica, ca (O E)

  • HNYPT IN LOS ANGELES, CA (world premiere)


“a sensual army of women pursuing felt action, a fleshy virtuosity”

-Jenny Liu \ Riting LA




THE WHITE ALBUM BY LARS JAN / early morning opera

Essay by Joan Didion

Choreography: Stephanie Zaletel
Dramaturgy by David Bruin
Assistant Director, Madeline Barasch

Performance: Mia Barron
with Stephanie ReginaAndrew SchneiderMicaela Taylor, BRITTANY ENGEL-ADAMS, and Sharon Udoh

Architectural Structure: P-A-T-T-E-R-N-S Architecture, fabricated by STEREOBOT
Lighting Design: Chu-hsuan Chang and Andrew Schneider
Sound and Music:  Jonathan Snipes
Costume Design: Kate Fry
Exhibition Design: Shannon Scrofano

Technical Director: Michaelangelo DeSerio
Special Effects: Steve Tolin / Tolin FX
Sound Engineer: Duncan Woodbury
Production Manager: Sarah Peterson
Producer: Miranda Wright


  • University of California Berkeley

  • Sydney, Australia




  • BAM's Next Wave Festival

  • Wexner Center for the Arts

  • Pittsburgh's International Festival of Firsts

Produced with Los Angeles Performance Practice

The White Album is commissioned by Center Theatre Group with support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in partnership with Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). Additional commissioning support came from the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, and CalArts Center for New Performance. additional residency support from ucross residency.

photo by Robbie Sweeny

photo by Robbie Sweeny

summer (for Robert Brown Jr.) by Stephanie Zaletel

Commissioned by LA Contemporary Dance Company

19 minutes

Music: Louis Lopez

Performance: LA Contemporary Dance Company

Rehearsal director: jordan saenz


  • El Camino College


  • Odyssey Theater in Santa Monica, CA

“Time passed, it stood still, and it leapt silently forward.”

-Jeff Slayton / LA Dance Chronicle

photo by Mae Hanes

photo by Mae Hanes

before something big by Stephanie Zaletel

commissioned by bombshell dance project

7 minutes

performance: Taylor Rodman, Emily Bernet

Music: Sibylle Baier


  • Moody Performance Hall in Dallas, TX

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Ode to Age by Stephanie Zaletel

Commissioned by Loyola Marymount University

9 minutes 



Rehearsal Assistants: Heather Hightower, Eden Orrick, Gigi Todisco

Music: Walt Wanderly

Costumes: Leon weibers

Performance: Kelsey Ang, Brynn Bodair, Sophie Bress, Raquel Bryant, Eva Crystal, Halie Donabedian, Riley Higgins, Hayley Hoekstra, Mackenzie McElroy, Shannon Moran, Kristen Ninonuevo, Madeline Ortiz, Alexandra Randazzo, Courtney Sprouse, Maggie Stamberger


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