“The more you give to the art, the more it will fulfill you.”
Stephanie Tamayo was born in Miami, Florida on March 29, 1995. She graduated from Coral Reef Senior High’s Visual and Performing Arts Academy under the training of Rebecca Santalo, Kristin Liu, Ricky Ruiz, and Brandon Bryant and is currently attending Nova Southeastern University in hopes of becoming a nurse. She began her dance training at the age of four at Dance Unlimited and specialized in acrobatics, hip-hop, contemporary, jazz, lyrical, tap, and ballet. She trained under Kimberly Beck Thompson, Danie Beck, Danielle Solano, Sarah Gonzalez, Genevieve Gay and many more. Stephanie began teaching at the age of fifteen but spent her free time as a child assisting and demonstrating acrobatics. After graduating, Stephanie joined a hip-hop crew at U4ria where she trained with Ralph Cummings, Chad Childs, Josh Ulep and competed at national competitions such as World of Dance. She continues to take a class, perform in showcases, and record videos for YouTube with industry choreographers such as Willdabeast Adams, Jeanelle Ginestra, Jake Kodish, Hamilton Evans, Misha Gabriel, Kenny Wormald, Tessandra Chavez, Cat Rednic and many more.