Kiss Me Kate Rehearsal NYC
Sarah Jessica Parker and Stephen in Once Upon A Mattress
Funny Thing...Forum at the 5th Ave. Theater in Seattle
With Jenny HIll in Kiss Me Kate
With Fred Ebb - Minnelli on Minnelli
Looking buff thanks to makeup


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Stephen Reed is a distinguished performer, director, and choreographer with a rich background in American musical theater. His remarkable talent has illuminated five Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals including Once Upon a Mattress (starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Jane Krakowski), How to Succeed in Business (starring Matthew Broderick), Crazy For You, Jerome Robbins' Broadway (starring Jason Alexander), CATS (as the wild rock-n-roll Rum-Tug-Tugger) and Susan Stroman's acclaimed 110 In The Shade. He has toured internationally with Broadway productions of Ragtime, Crazy For You, 42nd Street, A Chorus Line, Evita, Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate and Jerome Robbin’s Broadway. As a concert dancer, Stephen performed with the Milwaukee Ballet under the direction of Jean-Paul Comelin (Jr. company member) and as a full company member of Gus Giordano's Jazz Dance Chicago, working directly with the Jazz Dance legend Gus Giordano himself.

Stephen's versatility extends to the world of music videos, where he danced for iconic artists Prince, Gloria Estefan, Peter Frampton, and Steve Winwood. His artistic prowess also led him to supervise Liza Minnelli’s dance routines for the Broadway touring production of Minnelli on Minnelli. Among his standout filmed performances, Stephen can be seen tap-dancing atop a tin-roofed shed in PBS Great Performances Presents: Crazy For You! and jitterbugging in Disney's The Making of Me (starring Martin Short). Most recently, Stephen appeared in FX Network's FEUD: Capote Vs. The Swans, (Ryan Murphy, directed by Gus Van Sant, release date 2023).

Stephen's extraordinary career has afforded him the privilege of collaborating with theatrical titans such as Jerome Robbins, Susan Stroman, Frank Galati, Dame Gillian Lynne, Michael Blakemore, Wayne Cilento, Fred Ebb, Gerald Gutierrez, Mike Ockrent, Tina Landau, Kathleen Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, JoAnn Hunter, Casey Nicholaw, and Rob Ashford. His profound insight into the rigorous audition processes and the demanding life of a professional performer in musical theater equips his students with invaluable, career-shaping guidance.

Beyond the stage, Stephen is the driving force behind Ballet Arts Center for Dance, where he serves as Artistic Director and Owner. This venerable institution, the longest-established continuously operating dance studio in New York City, was founded in 1937 by the pioneering American dancer Yeichi Nimura. Under Stephen's visionary leadership, Ballet Arts continues its legacy at the historic NY City Center Theatre, 130 W. 56th St, NYC, delivering world-class classical ballet and theatre dance training to aspiring dancers from across the globe.