2013 arts education network council
College of Visual and Performing Arts, Winthrop University
133 McLaurin Hall
Rock Hill, South Carolina 29733
Stephanie Milling is the Assistant Dean of the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Winthrop University where she continues to teach Dance, Women’s Studies, and Honors coursework.
Dr. Milling has maintained a commitment to arts advocacy in South Carolina and the nation and recently received the South Carolina Dance Association’s Advocacy Award.
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 the New York City Board 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, the South Carolina Dance Association, and South Carolina Dance Education Organization. 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.