Stephanie Olson is a theatre artist, educator, and dramaturge based in Chicago, IL. Her work includes plays, musicals, folklore, workshops and new work development, theatre for young audiences, and children's stories.
After earning a BM at the University of Miami, Stephanie spent five(ish) years performing all over the United States. Notable credits include Into the Woods Playhouse on the Square, A Midsummer Night's Dream at Miami Shakespeare, the American Folklore Theater's Premier Production of Cabin with a View, and seasons at Arkansas Art Center Children's Theater.
Stephanie has also been a creative resource for Motherhood the Musical and David Michael Finkelstein's Bar Mitvah for Mommy Music LLC, Victory Farms and Cheeseheads the Musical for Northern Lights Theatre (American Folklore Theater), and Alley Stage's World Premier of The Arsonist.
Stephanie co-writes and produces original musicals for families as one half of Steph and Jess!, an interactive theatrical story telling experiences for young audience. Steph and Jess! have created seven original children's works, some of which are getting prepared for national availability.