Eve Stanley

Eve StanleyEve McKennah Stanley joined the Italia Performing Arts team in August 2022. She brings to us a lifetime experience in dance, specializing in Ballet, Modern, and Jazz.

Eve started dancing in her hometown of Frederick, Maryland at the age of 2 years old. Her early dance instruction from The Frederick School of Classical Ballet, Dance Unlimited Repertoire Company, Savage Dance Company, and Barbara Ingram School for The Arts (BISFA) provided her a solid foundation of dance. While attending high school at BISFA, she auditioned and was selected for the summer intensive with the Tampa Bay Ballet Company and Kirov Academy of Ballet. She has also trained with the Maryland Council for Dance and is an active member. At 16 Eve graduated from BISFA and was accepted into Shenandoah Conservatory. At age 20, she graduated with her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Dance and a minor in Entrepreneurship. While at the conservatory she served as the President of Sigma Rho Delta where she danced and choreographed shows for the Winchester, VA area. Eve also was accepted into Omicron Delta Kappa, a National Leadership Society that is based on nomination only. During her studies, she became certified in Mat Pilates through Health Fitness Education.

Eve has had the great pleasure of performing with various professional artists and guest choreographers as well as taking master dance classes with outside companies such as Los Angeles Contemporary Dance Company, Ballet Hispánico, Christopher K Morgan, and DanceWorks Chicago.

Following graduation, Eve continued her journey as an Assistant Choreographer and Dance Instructor at StageDoor Manor in Loch Sheldrake, NY. There she has assisted on three productions, Cinderella, Catch Me If You Can, and Pippin as well as choreographed for showcases in Ballet, Modern, Jazz, and Musical Theater. She is a lifelong learner with pure passion for dance.

Eve is delighted to carry on her voyage at Italia Performing Arts!