Blythe C. Stephens
Instructor - Jazz, Ballet
Stephens began her study of dance at the West Hawaii Dance Academy (where
she is a frequent guest artist) at the age of 5, going on to graduate with a
high school diploma in ballet from the North Carolina School of the Arts. While
at NCSA she performed in “the Nutcracker,” student choreography concerts and
showcases, and in the operetta “The Merry Widow” with the Piedmont Opera.
In Portland, Blythe served as president of the Dance
Coalition of Oregon. She also performed
with Mythobolus Mask Theater, The Dolly Pops (a variety troupe), was a guest
choreographer for the Ballroom Dance Company’s “On Broadway” showcase, and performed
and presented new choreography annually with the DanceCORE Blue Sky
Choreographers Concert Series.
Blythe has taught in Washington, Oregon, and Hawaii, and performed across the U.S. and internationally. Her experience spans ballet, modern dance, creative movement, jazz, musical theatre, and body conditioning. She is also a life coach.