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College of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Visual and Performing Arts

Faculty & Staff Profiles

 Milling, Stephanie   Name:  Stephanie Milling 
Title:  CVPA Assistant Dean; Associate Professor of Dance 
Ph.D., Dance, Texas Woman's University
M.A., Women's Studies, Texas Woman's University
M.A., Dance Education, New York University
B.A., French, Texas Christian University
Office:  133 McLaurin Hall  
Phone:  803/323-4916 
Creative Movement, Exploring K-12 Dance Education, Dance Pedagogy, Principles of Teaching Dance, Modern Technique, Ballet Technique, Dance History, Women's Studies, Choreographing in Department Productions

Stephanie Milling is the Assistant Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts and Associate Professor of Dance Education. Dr. Milling has maintained a commitment to arts advocacy in South Carolina and the nation and received the South Carolina Dance Association’s Advocacy Award in 2012. After a performing career with various ballet and modern dance companies and Radio City Productions, Dr. Milling taught in a wide variety of artistic and educational environments including public schools within the New York City Department of Education, Texas Christian University, the University of North Texas, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, and others. She has served on the Board of Directors for several organizations including the Charlotte Dance Festival, South Carolina Dance Association, and the South Carolina Dance Education Organization. In 2013 she was elected to serve a three-year term on the Arts Education Council at Americans for the Arts. She has served on grant review panels for the South Carolina Arts Commission and the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, and she recently wrote and received a grant from Winthrop University to study Language of Dance and restage a work by Doris Humphrey from a Labanotation score. Her creative and scholarly work has appeared in venues such as the Joyce Soho in New York City, the D.U.M.B.O. Dance Festival in Brooklyn, N.Y., and the Journal of Dance Education. Dr. Milling holds a Ph.D. in Dance and M.A. in Women’s Studies from Texas Woman’s University, an M.A in Dance Education from New York University, and a B.A. in French from Texas Christian University.