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STACEY TOOKEY

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Emmy-nominated choreographer Stacey Tookey is a multi-talented, Canadian-born director, choreographer, and dancer who has worked with legendary musical artists such as Celine Dion, Bette Midler, Justin Timberlake, and Michael Buble. She performed as a member of Mia Michaels’ cutting edge dance company R.A.W., New York’s Parsons Dance Project, Ballet British Columbia, ChuThis and the Houston Grand Opera’s Carmen. She also earned the coveted role as assistant choreographer for Broadway’s A Few Good Men Dancin’ and was an original cast member for the entire five-year run of Celine Dion’s record- breaking show A New Day at Caesars Palace. Stacey’s passionate pieces on So You Think You Can Dance have earned her three consecutive Emmy nominations from 2010-12. She has also choreographed for Dancing With The Stars in the featured Macy’s Stars of Dance opening number. She choreographed the video for Atlantic Records recording artist Christina Perri’s chart-topping hit Jar of Hearts, as well as Vienne’s She Breaks, John Torres award winning Ocean and Rob Cantor’s viral sensation Shia LaBeouf music videos. She has choreographed full length works for the Los Angeles Ballet and the Cincinnati Ballet’s 2012 season. She created a solo for Kathryn Mccormick in the upcoming feature film Dance-Off. Most recently,Stacey has also choreographed for the feature film Le Castle Papier (Paper Castle) which is set to premier in the near future. Her dance company, STILL MOTION, celebrated its sold-out world premiere of Moments Defined in November 2012 and had it’s NYC debut in June 2014. The company will be performing excerpts from the show at Jacob’s Pillow for their inside/out series. She has taught worldwide in such countries as Italy, Russia, India, Mexico, Costa Rica, Bermuda and all across North America and prestigious Universities such as Loyola Marymount University, University of Jacksonville and The Juilliard School. Stacey is proud board member of Nigel Lithgoe’s Dizzy Feet Foundation.

Stacey Tookey is represented through Brooklyn Talent Management.

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Television
The Late, Late Show w/ Paula Abdul/James Corden "Opposites Attract Parody"
Choreographer
So You Think You Can Dance US
Recurring Choreographer/Judge
FOX
So You Think You Can Dance Canada
Recurring Choreographer/Judge
CTV
Dancing With The Stars
Choreographer
ABC
The Next Step
Choreographer
Temple Street / CTV
Chasing 8s Series
Choreographer/Director
DoubleG70
Concerts/Tours/Events
DansEncore
Director/Choreographer
Still Motion Dance Company
Jacobs Pillow "Inside Out"
Director/Choreographer
Still Motion Dance Company
"Moments Defined" NYC, L.A.
Director/Choreographer
Still Motion Dance Company
Dancer, The Musical (Workshop)
Choreographer
John McKellar
L.A. Ballet New Wave 2012 Season
Choreographer
Artistic Dir. Thordal Christensen
Cincinnati Ballet New Works 2012 Season
Choreographer
Artistic Dir. Victoria Morgan
2012 Summer Olympics Canadian Pavilion
Choreographer
Alberta Arts Counsil
So You Think You Can Dance Canadian Tour
Director
19 Entertainment
Bette Midler LIVE
Asst. Choreographer
Chor. Jeff Amsden
A Few Good Men Dancing
Asst. Choreographer
Chor. Jeff Amsden / Broadway
Film
Fair Market Value
Choreographer
Kevin Arbouet
Dance-Off
Choreographer
Buffalo 8 Prods.
A Love Complacent
Director/Choreographer
Still Motion
Le Castle Papier
Choreographer
Nicolette
Music Videos
Ingrid Michaelson's "All I Want for Christmas Is You"
Choreographer
Ingrid Michaelson "Celebrate"
Choreographer
Fugitive Films
Rob Cantor "Shia LaBeouf"
Choreographer
Rob Canton Productions
John Torres "Ocean"
Choreographer
Dir. Tory Nelson
Christina Perri "Jar Of Hearts"
Choreographer
Atlantic Records
Vienne "She Breaks"
Choreographer
Dir. Renato Braga
Awards & Nominations
2012 Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Choreography
So You Think You Can Dance
For routines "In This Shirt", "Turning Tables" and Heart Asks for Pleasure First"
2011 Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Choreography
So You Think You Can Dance
For routines "Mad World," "Sundrenched World" and "Heaven Is A Place On Earth"
2010 Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Choreography
So You Think You Can Dance
For routine "Fear"