FDT Resident Choreographer
Born and raised in NYC, Stefan Dolbashian began his dance training in tap at the School at Stepson Broadway. He then furthered his training studying at the Alvin Ailey School and Steps on Broadway‘s Pre-Professional Programs on full scholarship while simultaneously attending LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts. After attending one year at SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Dance, Stefan began his first season with Florida Dance Theatre. After three seasons at Florida Dance Theatre, he danced for Peridance Contemporary Dance Company for a year and half, dancing works by Igal Perry, Enzo Celli, Ohand Naharin, and Dwight Rhoden. He has created five works on FDT, two of which have been presented at the APAP conference in NYC. Stefan is very excited to be in his 9th season with FDT.