Stephen Dan grew up in Bowie, MD and started dancing in high school learning street styles such as Popping, Waving, and Tutting. He then received his Bachelor’s in Dance from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County with a focus on composition. While studying at UMBC he also joined Urban Choreography teams Major Definition and Culture Shock, where he furthered his studies in street styles while also expanding to Hip Hop and Krump. He recently just returned from China where he received the opportunity to compete on a street dance show. As an educator, he prefers to focus on foundations and self exploration as dancers, ensuring that his students can find their individual styles and become their own artists.