As one of the top teachers in New York City, Tracie Stanfield brings energy, style and passion to her students across the world. Known for inspiring and challenging classes, Tracie’s work focuses on moving beyond the steps to allow each dancer to find their connection with breath, emotion and movement. Building on the technique of ballet, the bold rebellion of modern contemporary and the passion and pulse of jazz dance, Tracie’s classes are explorations in PURE DANCE. In addition to her classes at Broadway Dance Center, Tracie serves as Artistic Director of Synthesis Dance Project, a contemporary lyrical concert dance company based in NYC. Over the past decade, Synthesis Dance Project has held annual New York City seasons with additional extensive touring throughout the United States. International engagements with Choreographer Tracie Stanfield include Japan, Turkey, Costa Rica and Canada with upcoming residencies scheduled in Argentina, Brazil and Mexico. Successful US engagement highlights include Boston University, Towson University, Hollywood Performing Arts Center and select local community festivals such as The Grier Gala in Pennsylvania, The Bluegrass State Dance Festival in Kentucky and SoNo Arts Festival in Connecticut. In addition to annual seasons, additional special New York engagements include performances at Symphony Space, The Duke, Joyce SoHo, Dixon Place, Untermyer Park in Yonkers, NuDance Now Festival at Riverside Church, The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row and Cool NY Dance Festival in Brooklyn.